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    • 곡형동물
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    • Kamptozoa

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Recent observations

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smendoza95

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

smendoza95

Date

the past

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(Somewhere...)

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mcduck

Date

February 10, 1974

Description

Found in rocky intertidal. Photos scanned from 35mm slides. ID confirmed by Kerstin Wasson 18 Jan 2010.

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mcduck

Date

November 2, 1975

Description

Found in rocky intertidal. Photos scanned from 35mm slides. ID confirmed by Kerstin Wasson 18 Jan 2010.

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Observer

wendy5

Date

September 26, 2014

Description

Here's what I think may be Barentsia sp. or Nodding Heads from the Phylum Entoprocta. I looked through Andy Lamb's Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest, and it seems to be the closest match to this 10" mass. The bits of beige are debris that must have gotten stuck on this unusual animal.

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Description from Wikipedia

Entoprocta, whose name means "anus inside", is a phylum of mostly sessile aquatic animals, ranging from 0.1 to 7 millimetres (0.0039 to 0.28 in) long. Mature individuals are goblet-shaped, on relatively long stalks. They have a "crown" of solid tentacles whose cilia generate water currents that draw food particles towards the mouth, and both the mouth and anus lie inside the "crown". The superficially similar Bryozoa (Ectoprocta) have the anus outside a "crown" of hollow tentacles. Most...

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