Colony of individual polyps (hydranths) joined by root-like network of tubular stolons at the base. Colony shape is single stems. Colour: pale honey brown to yellow. Up to 1 cm high.
Colonies of this species grow throughout the year, and are fertile in summer months. They are common in sheltered ocean areas and bays.
On surfaces with seaweed and invertebrates.
Worldwide. Southern Australia.
Plankton or Particles
Generally not harmful but still able to sting bare skin.
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed