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

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wendy5

Date

July 3, 2015

Description

The (Fibonacci?) patterns on this 1" across Rhynchozoon rostratum (Yellow Encrusting Bryozoan) are attractive up close.

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guidos

Date

June 28, 2015

Place

Gulen (Google, OSM)

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wendy5

Date

July 1, 2015

Description

This 4" wide Membranipora villosa (Kelp-encrusting Bryozoan) had some tiny barnacles growing on it, and was fraying a bit, like old lace.

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What

Bryozoans Phylum Bryozoa

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rmedina

Date

September 3, 2012 12:24 AM EDT

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Bryozoans Phylum Bryozoa

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rmedina

Date

September 3, 2012 12:28 AM EDT

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wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

This Schizoporella unicornis (Orange Encrusting Bryozoan) was a bright orange spot at low tide.

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dpom

Date

June 26, 2015 09:25 AM PDT

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kestrel

Date

June 26, 2015 03:31 PM PDT

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kestrel

Date

June 26, 2015 03:22 PM PDT

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What

Bryozoans Phylum Bryozoa

Observer

dwilson

Date

June 26, 2015

Description

A common species here under rocks in the intertidal zone. Crustose, reddish in colour towards the edge, pale in the middle. This patch about 10cm wide.

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What

Red Bryozoan Integripelta bilabiata

Observer

rebeccafay

Date

June 18, 2015 07:26 AM PDT

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What

Bryozoans Phylum Bryozoa

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rebeccafay

Date

June 18, 2015 07:25 AM PDT
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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...

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