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Hydroid colonies attached to kelp frond

Observed: 19th August 2012 By: Nick UptonNick Upton’s reputation in InvertebratesNick Upton’s reputation in InvertebratesNick Upton’s reputation in InvertebratesNick Upton’s reputation in Invertebrates
Hydroid colonies (Obelia  geniculata) attached to Cuvie kelp frond (Laminaria hyperborea), Wembury, Devon, UK, August.
Hydroid colonies (Obelia  geniculata) attached to Cuvie kelp frond (Laminaria hyperborea), Wembury, Devon, UK, August.
Description:

Zigzag, unbranched stems arising from a basal rhizome is distinctive of this species - http://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/species.asp?item=D7310

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Species interactions

No interactions present.