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Similiclava nivea  (White Hydroid)

Photo of Similiclava nivea by <a href="http://www.seastarsofthepacificnorthwest.info/">Neil McDaniel</a>
© Neil McDaniel (Photo ID #74420)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Prominent Pt., Knight Inlet Photographer Neil McDaniel
Habitat marine, subtidal
Photo Date May 04, 2014 Upload Date January 16, 2015
Elevation (m) -10
UTM Zone # Latitude 50.6675
UTM Easting Longitude -126.009444444444
UTM Northing Photo ID # 74420
Notes White hydroid. 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

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