Posts Tagged "Hydrozoa in Thailand"

Feathery Hydroids, Aglaopheniidae

Posted by on Nov 25, 2017 in | Comments Off on Feathery Hydroids, Aglaopheniidae

The Aglaopheniidae are a family of colonial hydroids in the order Leptomedusae. If you are interested in underwater macro photography these hydrozoa are beautifully structured when seen close up. They are also hosts to some species of Aeolid Nudibranch and some weird...

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Hydroids; Hydrozoa

Posted by on Nov 27, 2011 in | Comments Off on Hydroids; Hydrozoa

Watch out for Hydroids! When diving or snorkelling you must beware of these delicate structures, as they pack an unpleasant sting. They are in fact colonial animals and can be encountered at most of our local dive sites. Then again, it’s best for Koh Phangan marine life as well as your own comfort not to touch anything at all underwater! Feathery Hydroids, Aglaopheniidae Delicate, feather-like structures that are poisonous to touch. 6 Photos Pennaria disticha, Pennariidae Another fouling organism, spread around the planet by boat. 10 Photos Hydropolyps; Tubulariidae...

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