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Cunjevoi (Pyura stolonifera)


Cunjevoi (Pyura stolonifera)
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Copyright: Claudia Lazar (joeydrops) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 109 W: 17 N: 247] (1404)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-07-15
Categories: Water Plants
Camera: Canon EOS 350D, Canon EF-S 18-55mm 1:3.5-5.6 II
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-07-17 6:03
Viewed: 8589
Points: 4
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Hi all,
On Sunday, some friends and I went to Hastings Point, NSW.
We were walking along the beach and spotted some of these interesting creatures. We weren't sure what they were - whether they were plants or animals. In the meantime, I have found out that they are Cunjevoi, or "Sea Squirts".
They were really awesome and would randomly squirt out seawater after waves had passed over them. Here you can see my friend's finger pressing onto one of them, causing it to squirt some water out. They were very intriguing.

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Hi Claudia,
Yeah, they're "Pee-Pee Anenome's" of course ;}}
Interesting action shot, good details.
TFS!
Howard

Hi Claudia,
I used to love going around sticking my finger in those when I was a kid, I recommend everyone give it a go, it has a funny effect. TFS and bringing back the memories. :)

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