Colonies of Electra pilosa

Colonies of Electra pilosa

Observation - Colonies of Electra pilosa - UK and Ireland. Description: Electra pilosa is a bryozoan. Bryozoans are colonial animals, and each individual unit, or zooid, remains in contact with others through pores. Colonies of Electra pilosa grow on several algae on the lower shore, sometimes as irregular, but here as stell

Electra pilosa is a bryozoan. Bryozoans are colonial animals, and each individual unit, or zooid, remains in contact with others through pores. Colonies of Electra pilosa grow on several algae on the lower shore, sometimes as irregular, but here as stellate shapes a couple of cm across.