Colony of individual polyps (hydranths) joined by root-like network of tubular stolons at the base. Colony shape is simple. Colour: colonies white.
This species grows annually over summer.
On fronds and stems of large brown kelps.
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