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Bryozoan

Flustrellidra sp.

Description:

AKA Moss Animals. Some of the Y-shaped structures further branched to make a secondary Y shape at the tip of the larger Y structures. It looks like it grew around some coralline algae. Possibly Flustrellidra corniculata

Habitat:

Washed up on the beach at Schoolhouse Beach in Bodega Bay

Notes:

They are suspension feeders

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2 Comments

Hema
Hema 7 months ago

Great description!. Moss animals! It puts everything in perspective so quickly!

Brian38
Brian38 7 months ago

That's really cool Machi! I hope an ID is found.

Machi
Spotted by
Machi

California, USA

Lat: 38.31, Long: -123.02

Spotted on Nov 3, 2018
Submitted on Jan 10, 2019

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