The surface canopy of giant kelp. One frond is coated with bryozoan colonies.
Macrocystis canopy with Membranipora 2014 04-16 SB Coast-160
From 2014 04-16 SB Coast
Boa Kelp (Egregia menzii) drifting on the open ocean, covered with bryozoans (Membranipora sp.).
From 2011 10-15 SB Channel
Drifting, detached, Giant Kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) featuring the bryozoans (Membranipora membranacea) living on the fronds.
From 2010 07-28 SB Channel
Big Mac: Giant Kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) canopy floating on the surface at Santa Cruz Island. Most of the fronds are coated with the Jack Frost Bryozoan (Membranipora membranacea).
From 2009 07-03 SB Channel