Marine Invertebrates

Asked January 2, 2013, 1:42 PM EST

Found these on the beach near Sand Lake, Oregon. Others were found on the beach near Oceansides. Lengths ranges from 1-9 inches. What are they?

Tillamook County Oregon marine fisheries invertebrates

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that this is a species of Salp, Thetys vagina Tilesius.

Additional information can be found:

http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137281