Colony of individual polyps (hydranths) joined by root-like network of tubular stolons at the base. Colony shape is simple stems. Colour: colonies transparent white, gonophores cream. Up to 3 mm high.
This is a common species in southern Australia. Colonies grow annually and are fertile in spring and summer.
On fronds of brown algae and invertebrates in moderate shelter.
Plankton or Particles
Generally not harmful but still able to sting bare skin.
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed