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Heteropora pacifica  (Northern Staghorn Bryozoan)

Photo of Heteropora pacifica by <a href="http://www.seastarsofthepacificnorthwest.info/">Neil McDaniel</a>
© Neil McDaniel (Photo ID #60986)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Barkley Sound, BC Photographer Neil McDaniel
Habitat marine subtidal
Photo Date Upload Date February 10, 2014
Elevation (m) -5
UTM Zone # Latitude 48.9097166666667
UTM Easting Longitude -125.47305
UTM Northing Photo ID # 60986
Notes Northern staghorn bryozoan. Densely branched, coral-like colonies thrive in exposed habitats. Reaches massive size in some areas of Barkley Sound (eg. Hankin Island) where it almost carpets the bottom in the shallows.


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