Pyripora catenularia

General description: 

 Pyripora catenularia is an encrusting bryozoan forming long, branched chains of zooids spreading over the substrate. Colonies are white in colour and occur from shallow subtidal waters down to 500 m

The species is widespread in the Mediterranean and eastern temperate Atlantic, from the coasts of Norway, the Faroes and the British Isles.

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith