Alcyonidium gelatinosum (Linnaeus, 1767)
Alcyonidium gelatinosum
photo by Miller, Todd

Family:  Alcyonidiidae ()
Max. size: 
Environment:  sessile; marine; depth range 1 - 1580 m
Distribution:  Northern Atlantic, Arctic and the Mediterranean Sea: Germany, Denmark and Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Temperate and subtropical.
Biology:  Main food based on another species of the same genus; to be replaced with a better reference (Ref. 87872). Members of the phylum Bryozoa are hermaphroditic. Both fertilization and egg brooding may either be internal or external (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans: 
Country info:  Known from the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

Entered by: Guerzon, Lorielle Ivy - 11.12.05
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 15.04.19

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