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Siphonophorae or Siphonophora, the siphonophores, are an order of the Hydrozoa, a class of marine invertebrates belonging to the phylum Cnidaria. Although a siphonophore appears to be a single organism, each specimen is actually a colony composed of many individual animals. Most colonies are long, thin, transparent pelagic floaters. Some siphonophores superficially resemble jellyfish. The best known species is the dangerous Portuguese Man o' War (Physalia physalis). With a body length of 40–50 m, another species of siphonophore, Praya dubia, is one of the longest animals in the world (Dunn 2005).

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Statistics of barcoding coverage

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Specimen Records:401
Specimens with Sequences:89
Specimens with Barcodes:87
Species:84
Species With Barcodes:31
Public Records:68
Public Species:13
Public BINs:42
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Specimen Records:296
Specimens with Sequences:185
Specimens with Barcodes:117
Species:14
Species With Barcodes:7
Public Records:144
Public Species:5
Public BINs:31
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