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Hydrozoan

Aglaophenia sp.

Description:

It's not feathers with roots, nor is it a plant or seaweed. This is actually a colony of animals!

Habitat:

Washed up on Schoolhouse Beach in Bodega Bay


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4 Comments

Maria dB
Maria dB 4 weeks ago

Interesting spotting! It does look like a plant.

AshleyT
AshleyT 4 weeks ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Machi
Machi a month ago

Thanks Hema!

Hema
Hema a month ago

Beautiful spotting. Amazing fact is that it is an animal.

California, USA

Lat: 38.31, Long: -123.02

Spotted on Nov 3, 2018
Submitted on Jan 13, 2019

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