General Description

Colony of individual polyps (hydranths) joined by root-like network of tubular stolons at the base. Colony shape is feather-like (pinnate). Colour: yellow to orange. Up to 10 cm high.


Colonies of this species grow throughout year and are fertile in summer.


Southern Pacific- New Zealand and Australia (South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia).


Subtidal, on rocky substrates in goof current flow.

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