Laomedea angulata
Sea grass sea fir

Laomedea angulata
Laomedea angulata on seagrass.
Image width ca XX cm.
Image: Keith Hiscock

Phylum Cnidaria
Class Leptolida
Habitat Information
Recorded only on eel grasses to about 8 m depth.
Species description
A colonial hydroid forming a series of short shoots arising from a rather straight stolon that grows parallel to the edge of Zostera marina leaves. Erect shoots rigidly zigzag, to about 15 mm. The hydrothecae, a supporting, nonliving, protein-chitinous envelope surrounding the stem, is thin-walled with an even rim.
PMF archive information
Species name is listed in the PMF at the following locations:
>Cawsand Bay
Jennycliff Bay

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