WoRMS name details

Bugula turrita (Desor, 1848)

159783  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159783)

 unaccepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), lower St. Lawrence estuary; Prince Edward Island (from the Northern tip of...  
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), lower St. Lawrence estuary; Prince Edward Island (from the Northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway); Massachusetts to Florida [details]
Bock, P.; Gordon, D. (2018). World List of Bryozoa. Bugula turrita (Desor, 1848). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159783 on 2018-05-24
Date
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2005-05-30 08:27:04Z
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2010-03-22 14:23:40Z
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2015-02-13 23:45:37Z
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basis of record Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1971). Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 693 p. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source Ryland, J.S., and P.J. Hayward. 1991. Marine flora and fauna of the northeastern United States: erect Bryozoa. NOAA Technical Report NMFS 99. 48 p. [details]   

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Diet small microorganisms, including diatoms and other unicellualr algae [details]

Dimensions up to 10 cm tall [details]

Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), lower St. Lawrence estuary; Prince Edward Island (from the Northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway); Massachusetts to Florida [details]

Habitat infralittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Predators grazing organisms such as sea urchins and fish; also subject to competition and overgrowth from sponges, algae, and tunicates [details]

Reproduction 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]