Colony of individual polyps (hydranths) joined by root-like network of tubular stolons at the base. Colony shape is feather-like (pinnate). Colour: yellow to orange. Up to 10 cm high.
Colonies of this species grow throughout year and are fertile in summer.
On other invertebrates on ocean reefs in good current flow.
New Zealand and 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