Diploporella alata (Lamouroux, 1821)

A very common Bryozoan that can be seen on the the stems of the sea Nymph washed up along Tomahawk Beach

How to identify Diploporella alata?

A thin encrusting whitish growth around the stems of Amphibolis antarctica

What habitats does Diploporella alata live in?

Grows on the steams of Amphibolis antarctica (Sea Nymph) among the sea grass beds

What is the distribution of Diploporella alata?

Southern Australia Including around Tasmania

How big does Diploporella alata grow?

Can cover small to long parts of the stem and only raises a couple of mm off of the stem

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