Description: Eudendrium racemosum (Gmelin, 1791) (Anthomedusae, Eudendriidae) is a very common hydroid in the Mediterranean. I occurs in a few meters depth. The colony can reaches heights of 3-10 cm. The present colony is growing on the ascidian Microcosmos sulcatus, of which the striated in- and exhalent siphonsare visible.
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Author: Schuchert, Peter
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WoRMS Taxa on this image:
Eudendrium racemosum (Cavolini, 1785)