Animalia > Bryozoa > Gymnolaemata > Ctenostomatida > Vesiculariidae > Amathia > Amathia verticillata

Amathia verticillata (Sauerkraut bryozoan)

Synonyms: Hyalosiphonia verticillatus; Hydra verticillata; Serialaria coutinhii; Zoobotryon pellucidus; Zoobotryon verticillatum

Wikipedia Abstract

Zoobotryon verticillatum, commonly known as the spaghetti bryozoan, is a species of colonial bryozoan with a bush-like structure. It is found in shallow temperate and warm waters in the western Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea and has spread worldwide as a fouling organism. It is regarded as an invasive species in some countries.
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Invasive Species

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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0