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Kelp Lace Bryozoan

Membranipora membranacea


From Wikipedia: Membranipora membranacea is a very widely distributed species of marine bryozoan known from the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, usually in temperate zone environments. This bryozoan is a colonial organism characterized by a thin, mat-like encrustation, white to gray in color. It may be known colloquially as the sea-mat or lacy crust bryozoan and is often abundantly found encrusting seaweeds, particularly kelps

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Wonderful spotting!

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Avalon, California, USA

Spotted on Jul 14, 2012
Submitted on Jul 14, 2012

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