|BRYOZOA : CHEILOSTOMATIDA : Smittinidae||SEA MATS|
Description: This encrusting bryozoan forms extensive patches, to 20cm or more across. It is normally dull orange-brown in colour with regularly distributed low bumps in the middle of the colony.
Habitat: A typical sublittoral species on large boulders or bedrock, often on vertical faces.
Distribution Map from NBN: Interactive map : National Biodiversity Network mapping facility, data for UK.
WoRMS: Species record : World Register of Marine Species.
|Picton, B.E. & Morrow, C.C. (2016). Parasmittina trispinosa (Johnston, 1838). [In] Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland. |
http://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/species.asp?item=Y3770 Accessed on 2017-04-27
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