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    • bryozoaires
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    • Bryozoa
    • Ectoprocta
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    • Bryozoans
    • Moss Animals
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    • Animales musgo

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

meurkc

Date

March 1, 2015

Description

beach

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

marek

Date

July 27, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bryozoans Phylum Bryozoa

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

February 12, 2015 12:39 PM PST

Description

On barnacle.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 9, 2015

Description

Here's Bugula californica, or Spiral Bryozoan, about 2" long, growing on the side of the pier at the marina.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

leptonia

Date

February 4, 2015

Description

I only saw one sprig with two Caprellids on it

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bryozoans Phylum Bryozoa

Observer

finatic

Date

January 31, 2015 09:40 AM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

finatic

Date

January 31, 2015 09:41 AM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bryozoans Phylum Bryozoa

Observer

finatic

Date

January 31, 2015 09:15 AM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Bryozoans Phylum Bryozoa

Observer

finatic

Date

January 31, 2015 09:32 AM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Living on Giant Kelp. This is for the round purplish animal in the center of the photo.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Watersipora cucullata Watersipora subovoidea

Observer

wendy5

Date

January 25, 2015

Description

This 2 1/2" Watersipora cucullata or Black and Red Encrusting Bryozoan was growing under a large plastic fender beside a sailboat in the marina. It's a non-native bryozoan that I've only seen once before, and this was a gorgeous specimen!

Tags

Photos / Sounds

What

Bryozoans Phylum Bryozoa

Observer

drop

Date

January 24, 2015 04:13 PM EST

Description

Found in wrack line near a rocky intertidal zone on a piece of sea grass.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eurystomella bilabiata Integripelta bilabiata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 20, 2015 04:30 PM PST
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Description from Wikipedia

The Bryozoa, also known as Polyzoa, Ectoprocta or commonly as moss animals, are a phylum of aquatic invertebrate animals. Typically about 0.5 millimetres (0.020 in) long, they are filter feeders that sieve food particles out of the water using a retractable lophophore, a "crown" of tentacles lined with cilia. Most marine species live in tropical waters, but a few occur in oceanic trenches, and others are found in polar waters. One class lives only in a variety...

No range data available.