General Description

Colony of individual polyps (hydranths) joined by root-like network of tubular stolons at the base. Colony shape is simple stems. Colour: colonies transparent white, gonophores (reproductive structures) cream. Up to 3 mm high.


This is a common species in southern Australia. Colonies grow annually and are fertile in spring and summer.


Southern Australia.


On fronds of brown algae and invertebrates in moderate shelter.

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