Accepted scientific name:
Crisia denticulata (Lamarck, 1816) (accepted name) 9 literature references for Crisia denticulata (Lamarck, 1816)
Synonyms: -
Infraspecific taxon: Crisia denticulata arctica M.Sars, 1863
Crisia denticulata arctica M. Sars, 1863
Crisia denticulata borgi Kluge, 1962
Common names: -
Phylum Bryozoa
Class Stenolaemata
Order Cyclostomatida
Family Crisiidae
Genus Crisia
Distribution: North West Atlantic; British Isles; Calais; Wimereux; WestHinder lichtschip; Dover Strait; Westkapelle; Zeebrugge; Westkapelle; Gulf of Maine; Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone; Gulf of Mexico
Additional data: Diet: Small microorganisms, including diatoms and other unicellular algae.
Reproduction: sexual and asexual; bryozoan colonies consist of replicated series of zooids, each budded asexually from a predecessor. The founding zooid metamorphoses from the sexually produced larva. Hermaphroditic.
Predators: grazing organisms such as sea urchins and fish; also subject to competition and overgrowth from sponges, algae, and tunicates
Distribution: Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley); middle North Shore (from Sept- Iles to Cape Whittle, including the Mingan Islands)
Source database: WoRMS Bryozoa, Dec 2010
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Gordon, D., 01-Feb-2005
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