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Bugula neritina; Branching Bryozoan   

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Bugula neritina
Bugula neritina
Branching Bryozoan
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0705 0195 (2005-07-06)

Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Aug 1995
  • latitude 36.60575   longitude -121.88970   max error distance 539 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Monterey Bay Harbor (Monterey County, California, US)
  • family Bicellariellidae
  • order Cheilostomata
  • class Gymnolaemata
  • habitat  Boat hulls and harbors
  • notes   This bryozoan is a well known fouling organism on boats and in harbors. The zooids entrap organic particles with their extended lophophores; they brood ova in their translucent, globular ovicells.
  • camera   Nikonos
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • common names   Branching Bryozoan (photographer)
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