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An irregular bushy hydroid, forming a colony which is somewhat conical in outline. The individual polyps are athecate with two rings of tentacles angled to each other. The reproductive structures produce free-swimming medusae. Colonies measure 70-120mm in height, polyps are about 3mm in length. A rather non-descript straggly hydroid, with no good distinguishing features.


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Source: Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland

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