Classification
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  • Japanese
    • 外肛動物門
  • French
    • bryozoaires
  • Scientific Names
    • Bryozoa
    • Ectoprocta
  • English
    • Bryozoans
    • Moss Animals
  • Spanish
    • Animales musgo

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Recent observations

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wendy5

Date

July 30, 2015

Description

Here's Crisia spp. (White Tuft Bryozoans), a new one for me.

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Observer

damontighe

Date

July 26, 2015 06:16 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Bryozoans Phylum Bryozoa

Observer

tony_wills

Date

October 21, 2014 05:15 PM NZDT

Description

Encrusted on some tube worm shells 1774209.

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What

Magnificent Bryozoan Pectinatella magnifica

Observer

bioblitzupload

Date

July 18, 2015

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What

Magnificent Bryozoan Pectinatella magnifica

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fishesoftexas

Date

July 13, 2015 04:29 PM CDT

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What

Bryozoans Phylum Bryozoa

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anudibranchmom

Date

July 15, 2015

Description

The white one, please.

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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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Observer

guidos

Date

June 28, 2015

Place

Gulen (Google, OSM)

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Observer

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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What

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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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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