Sea chervil

Sea chervil

Observation - Sea chervil . Description: I found extensive colonies of these fleshy bryozoan colonies on a shaded rock face exposed on a very low spring tide in Scotland. I think it has to be an Alcyonidium sp. and diaphanum is the commonest and my pics match some forms of this species I have f

I found extensive colonies of these fleshy bryozoan colonies on a shaded rock face exposed on a very low spring tide in Scotland. I think it has to be an Alcyonidium sp. and diaphanum is the commonest and my pics match some forms of this species I have found photos of (form and colour varies a fair bit,...) eg http://www.aphotomarine.com/bryozoan_alcyonidium_diaphanum_sea_chervil.html