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Family: Vesiculariidae (See list of species below)

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17 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Amathia convoluta
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Amathia distans
[white bushy bryozoan]
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Amathia lendigera
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Amathia pruvoti
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Amathia semiconvoluta
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Amathia vidovici
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Bowerbankia citrina
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Bowerbankia composita
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Bowerbankia francorum
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Bowerbankia gracilis
[creeping bryozoan]
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Bowerbankia hahni
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Bowerbankia imbricata
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Bowerbankia minutissima
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Bowerbankia pustulosa
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Farrella repens
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Vesicularia spinosa
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Zoobotryon verticillatum
[bushy bryozoan]
17 Species of Family Vesiculariidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Amathia convoluta Eastern Central Pacific
Amathia distans white bushy bryozoan Native in Caribbean and A 20 WD
Amathia lendigera Mediterranean
Amathia pruvoti Mediterranean Sea
Amathia semiconvoluta Mediterranean Sea.
Amathia vidovici Western Central Atlantic,
Bowerbankia citrina Northeast Atlantic
Bowerbankia composita Arctic
Bowerbankia francorum Southwest Atlantic
Bowerbankia gracilis creeping bryozoan Eastern Central Pacific,
Bowerbankia hahni Southwest Atlantic
Bowerbankia imbricata Southern Pacific, Atlanti
Bowerbankia minutissima Southwest Atlantic
Bowerbankia pustulosa Northeast Atlantic and th
Farrella repens Mediterranean Sea.
Vesicularia spinosa Mediterranean Sea.
Zoobotryon verticillatum bushy bryozoan Indo-Pacific, Western Cen



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