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Oceanapia isodictyiformis (Carter, 1882)


Oceanapia isodictyiformis

Description: Oceanapia isodictyiformis forms a basal mass from which long dirty white-brown fistules with paper thin walls stick out. It is very fragile and partly buried in the sediment in the shallow sublittoral. Only four records of this apparently rare species are known.

Distribution Map from NBN: Grid map (fast) : Interactive map (slower, requires login to view records) : National Biodiversity Network mapping facility, data for UK.



 Picton, B.E. & Morrow, C.C. (2016). Oceanapia isodictyiformis (Carter, 1882). [In] Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland.
http://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/species.asp?item=C8820 Accessed on 2016-06-26

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