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Colonies of C. eburnea form fragile white tufts as they grow on the stems of algae. Branches curve somewhat inward, and joints are yellowish in color. Zooids are tubular and punctate, approximately 0.10 X 0.25 mm on average. The orifice comes to a point distally. This species has short internodes of 5 - 7 zooids.


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© Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce

Source: Indian River Lagoon Species Inventory

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