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Sertularia sp.

Race Rocks Taxonomy
Photomicrography of Dr. Anita Brinckmann-Voss

Domain Eukarya
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Hydrozoa
Family Sertulariidae
Genus Sertularia
Species sp.
Common Name:
Family Sertulariidae, unidentified species; probably Sertularia sp.

Photo by Dr.A.Brinckmann-Voss

Photo by Dr. A. Svoboda
Stem up to 20 cm long, with the colony having the appearance of a thin bottlebrush. It is found in the same location as Tubularia regalis, the floor of the cave at Swordfish island - near Race Rocks.
This file is provided as part of a collaborative effort by Lester B. Pearson College and local scientists. Copyrighted 1999-All Images on this page are the property of:Dr. Anita Brinckmann- Voss..They can not be used or modified without her written permission. April 2002
Dr. Anita Brinckmann- Voss.