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Alcyonidium (sp)

Observed: 12th September 2011 By: Peter PearsonPeter Pearson’s reputation in InvertebratesPeter Pearson’s reputation in InvertebratesPeter Pearson’s reputation in InvertebratesPeter Pearson’s reputation in Invertebrates
Alcyonidium (sp)
Description:

These three creatures were found lying on the beach having been left by the receeding tide. They were jelly like almost translucent and a sandy colour with numerous minute white spots along their length. The top piece seems to be broken off while the others appear intact and still attached to stones which had obviously been their anchors. I have seen similar creatures in the past but always dried up on the high water line, stiffer and of much stouter build than these which were slim and floppy.

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Alcyonidium (sp)
    Confidence: It might be this.
Species interactions

No interactions present.