E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Wildlife of British Columbia

Alcyonidium pedunculatum Robertson, 1902
Smooth Leather Bryozoan
Family: Alcyonidiidae
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© Aaron Baldwin  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #2208)

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Distribution of Alcyonidium pedunculatum in British Columbia
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This unusual bryozoan looks quite unlike typical bryozoans. It forms irregular flattened blades up to 30 cm tall. Very common around the Gordon Islands near Port Hardy.

Note Author: Neil McDaniel

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
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Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 2021-06-25 12:35:31 AM]
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