Id please

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by FransSny, 3 May 2009.

  1. FransSny

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    any ideas on what this might be ?
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    taken from "top"

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    turned over...doesnt look alive
     
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  3. sihaya

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    To me... this looks like a piece of a starfish arm.
     
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    How big is this "thing" Frans?
     
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    Hi Jaques...+/- 1.5 cm....weird not sure if it could be starfish though as i dont have / saw any
     
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    Thanks Frans - some more questions:
    - how does this "thing" feel like? hard? soft? slimy?
    - does it have "bristles"?
    - do you see ANY MOVEMENT at all?
    - does it have "hairs"?
     
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    the best way i can describe the shape is like a mermaids purse....also not possible unless my juvie bamboo can produce eggs on its own:lol: thanks jacques

    PS i will mail my final article tomorrow morning
     
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    Thanks, Frans. OK - interesting - I would rather suggest to monitor the "thing". Monitor it for at least a week or so...... See if ANYTHING happens?
     
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    Spanish Dancer??
     
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    Shouldn't the spanish dancer have more frills to it even if it died?
     
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    I don't know. I've only ever seen them in pics
     
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    I still say it's a part of a starfish arm... or maybe a worm epitoke. Starfish arms can wiggle long after they have detached from the starfish.... I once had one that wiggled for about a week post being torn off.
     
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