WoRMS taxon details

Alcyonidium polyoum (Hassall, 1841)

153717  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:153717)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Range covers both subprovinces of Acadian and Virginian.  
Distribution Range covers both subprovinces of Acadian and Virginian. [details]
Bock, P.; Gordon, D. (2018). World List of Bryozoa. Alcyonidium polyoum (Hassall, 1841). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=153717 on 2018-10-23
Date
action
by
2005-04-15 14:55:08Z
created
2007-06-05 06:52:13Z
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context source (ERMS) Gerovasileiou, V.; Rosso, A. (2016). Marine Bryozoa of Greece: an annotated checklist. <em>Biodiversity Data Journal.</em> 4: e10672., available online at https://doi.org/10.3897/bdj.4.e10672 [details]   

basis of record Hayward, P.J. (1985). Ctenostome bryozoans: keys and notes for the identification of the species. <i>Synopses of the British fauna (new series)</i>, 33. E.J. Brill; W. Backhuys: London, UK. ISBN 90-04-07853-6. vii, 169 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Bromley and Bleakney, 1977 [details]   

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1971). Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. <em>John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</em> 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. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [details]   

additional source Ryland J.S. & Porter J.S. (2003). The identity of Alcyonidium gelatinosum (Linnaeus, 1761) (Bryozoa: Ctenostomatida). Journal of Natural History 37 (18): 2179-2189, available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00222930210138917 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Winston, J. E. and F. J. Maturo Jr. 2009. Bryozoans (Ectoprocta) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1147–1164 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

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

From regional or thematic species database
Diet Small microorganisms, including diatoms and other unicellular algae. [details]

From other sources
Distribution Range covers both subprovinces of Acadian and Virginian. [details]

Habitat sessile, colonial on hard substratum epifauna in the marine environment [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]