Hydrozoa source details

Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp.
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English barrel sponge for Xestospongia testudinaria (Lamarck, 1815)
English bath sponge for Spongia (Spongia) ceylonensis (Dendy, 1905)
English beaded triton [from synonym] for Septa gemmata (Reeve, 1844)
English black bush sponge for 
English black sack sponge for Tetrapocillon minor Pulitzer-Finali, 1993
English by-the-wind-sailor for Velella velella (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Chili pepper sponge [from synonym] for Tedania anhelans (Vio in Olivi, 1792)
English false limpet [from synonym] for Siphonaria tenuicostulata E. A. Smith, 1903
English fire sponge [from synonym] for Tedania anhelans (Vio in Olivi, 1792)
English golfball sponge for Tethya robusta (Bowerbank, 1873)
English lion's mane jellyfish [from synonym] for Cyanea nozaki
English mango sponge [from synonym] for Stylotella aurantium Kelly-Borges & Bergquist, 1988
English mangrove whelk for Terebralia palustris (Linnaeus, 1767)
English moon jellyfish for Aurelia aurita (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Portuguese man-of-war for Physalia physalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
English purple-staining sponge for Iotrochota baculifera Ridley, 1884
English spiky tube sponge for Callyspongia confoederata (sensu Ridley, 1884)
English spindle tibia for Tibia fusus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English stinging tube sponge for Biemna fistulosa (Topsent, 1897)
English sundial for Architectonica perspectiva (Linnaeus, 1758)
English tennis-ball sponge [from synonym] for Cinachyrella voeltzkowii
English thimble jellyfish for Linuche unguiculata (Swartz, 1788)
English upside down jellyfish for Cassiopea andromeda (Forsk√•l, 1775)

Circular polypoid disc of chitinous material, to 3 cm. Numerous tentacle-like dactylozoids beneath and around disc; ... [details]


Resembles Porpita but with triangular sail on upper surface, to 4 cm. Colour blue. Habitat: floating on sea ... [details]