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Stylaster verrillii  (Pink Branching Hydrocoral)

Photo of Stylaster verrillii by <a href="http://www.seastarsofthepacificnorthwest.info/">Neil McDaniel</a>
© Neil McDaniel (Photo ID #15676)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Weynton Passage Photographer Neil McDaniel
Habitat subtidal, boulders/bedrock
Photo Date Upload Date January 04, 2012
Elevation (m) -10
UTM Zone # Latitude 50.5883333333333
UTM Easting Longitude -126.833888888889
UTM Northing Photo ID # 15676
Notes The Pink Branching Hydrocoral forms compact colonies up to 15 cm across in current-swept habitats. It is abundant in Skookumchuck Rapids and Weynton Passage. Stylaster verrillii is the accepted name, see Cairns and Lindner, 2011, ZooKeys 158: 1-88.


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