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Similiclava nivea
White Hydroid
Family: Similiclavidae

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© Neil McDaniel  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #74420)

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Distribution of Similiclava nivea in British Columbia
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Grows in extensive colonies on rocky substrates, especially in areas of tidal currents. Individual hydranths stand 15 mm high.

See Calder, Choong and McDaniel, 2015; Similiclava nivea (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa: Similiclavidae): a new family, genus and species of athecate hydroid from the Pacific coast of North America. Journal of Natural History, DOI 10.1080/00222933.2014.979261

Note Author: Neil McDaniel

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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: 2024-03-02 8:12:58 AM]
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