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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonidium polyoum (Hassall, 1841) 
AphiaID: 153717

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBryozoa (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnolaemata (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenostomatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonidiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonidium (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonidium J.V.F.Lamouroux, 1813
Sources  basis of record Hayward, P.J. (1985). Ctenostome bryozoans: keys and notes for the identification of the species. Synopses of the British fauna (new series), 33. E.J. Brill; W. Backhuys: London, UK. ISBN 90-04-07853-6. vii, 169 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Belgium
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBelgian Coast (inaccurate[details]
Netherlands
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorWemeldinge [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorYerseke [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorZierikzee [details]
North Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGoesse Sas [details]
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (49 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Bryozoa Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDiet Small microorganisms, including diatoms and other unicellular algae. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Range covers both subprovinces of Acadian and Virginian. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat sessile, colonial on hard substratum epifauna in the marine environment [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators grazing organisms such as sea urchins and fish; also subject to competition and overgrowth from sponges, algae, and tunicates [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction sexual and asexual; bryozoan colonies consist of replicated series of zooids, each budded asexually from a predecessor. The founding zooid metamorphoses from the sexually produced larva. Hermaphroditic. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:153717
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-04-15 14:55:08Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2007-06-05 06:52:13Z  changed  Reverter Gil, Oscar
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Alcyonidium polyoum (Hassall, 1841). In: Bock, P.; Gordon, D. (2014) World List of Bryozoa. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=153717 on 2014-08-22
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