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Present in New Zealand (View details)

Classification
Within NatureWatch NZ

All Names

  • Korean
    • 태형동물문
  • Portuguese
    • Briozoários
  • French
    • bryozoaires
  • Scientific Names
    • Bryozoa
    • Ectoprocta
  • English
    • Bryozoans
    • Moss Animals
  • Spanish
    • Animales musgo
  • Japanese
    • 外肛動物門

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

richardling

Date

September 6, 2009 08:27 AM AEST

Description

A pair of Atkinson's Okenia (Okenia atkinsonorum) on the bryozoan Pleurotoichus clathratus

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bryozoans Phylum Bryozoa

Observer

rmcminds

Date

January 14, 2017 12:36 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bryozoans Phylum Bryozoa

Observer

tiyumq

Date

January 13, 2017 03:42 PM PST

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What

Bryozoans Phylum Bryozoa

Observer

tiyumq

Date

January 13, 2017 03:43 PM PST

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What

Bryozoans Phylum Bryozoa

Observer

tiyumq

Date

January 13, 2017 03:43 PM PST

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What

Bryozoans Phylum Bryozoa

Observer

tiyumq

Date

January 13, 2017 03:43 PM PST

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What

Bryozoans Phylum Bryozoa

Observer

tiyumq

Date

January 13, 2017 03:52 PM PST

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Observer

mckittre

Date

January 13, 2017 08:54 PM AKST

Description

Night low tide on the city dock (-5 ft), on limstone riprap.

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What

kelp lace bryozoan Membranipora membranacea

Observer

kestrel

Date

January 13, 2017 05:06 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Bryozoans Phylum Bryozoa

Observer

kestrel

Date

January 13, 2017 04:32 PM PST

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What

Bryozoans Phylum Bryozoa

Observer

alex_bairstow

Date

January 13, 2017 02:22 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bryozoans Phylum Bryozoa

Observer

alex_bairstow

Date

January 13, 2017 02:16 PM PST
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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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