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BRYOZOAN SPECIES

Bryozoan List

The following bryozoans are found within the coral cap region of the sanctuary (0-130 ft or, 0-40m deep). Common names are listed, if known.

Bryozoans
Common Name Scientific Name
Alderina smitti
  Aplousina filum
Arthropoma cecilii
White Tangled Bryozoan Bracebridgia subsulcata
Spiral-tufted Bryozoan Bugula turrita
Canda retiformis
Cauloramphus brunea
Celleporaria alibirostris
  Celleporaria magnifica
  Celleporaria mordax
Celleporaria tubulosa
Cigclisula protecta
  Cleidochasma contractum
  Cleidochasma porcellanum
  Colletosia radiata
Crepidacantha longiseta
Crepidacantha poissonii
Crisia cf. eburnea
  Drepanophora tuberculatum
  Escharina pesanseris
  Hippoporella gorgonensis
  Labiporella? (Labioporella) granulosa
  Labiporella? (Labioporella) sinuosa
  Mastigophora porosa
  Membraniporella aragoi
  Mollia potellaria? (patellaria)
  Parasmittina spathula
  Plagioecia sp.
  Proboscina sp.
  Retevirgula flectospinata
  Retevirgula tubulata
  Rhynchozoon bispinosum
  Rhynchozoon spicatum
  Rhynchozoon verruculatum
  Scrupocellaria regularis
  Smittipora levinseni
Pearly Red Encrusting Bryozoan Steginoporella? (Steganoporella) magnilabris
  Tremoschizodina lata
  Triporula stellata
  Tubulipora sp.

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Download a List of Bryozoan Species (56kb pdf) found in the coral cap region of Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary.




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