Invasive SpeciesLacy crust bryozoan

Membranipora membranacea
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Port Clyde
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Field Notes
We are happy because, we actually got to see and study the Lacy Crust Bryozoan.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
We know we found it because, we saw the rounded rectangular shape of the Lacy Crust Bryozoan, we took this photo through a microscope.
Photo of my evidence.
We know we found Lacy Crust Bryozoan because it was on a rock and felt like sand paper.
Photo of my evidence.
We reconized this invasive bryozoan because we saw shades of gold, brown, and white. Those are the colors that Lacy Crust Bryozoan are most commonly found in.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
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Scientific name:
Membranipora membranacea
Common name:
Lacy crust bryozoan
Sampling method: 
Just looking around
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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N 43.917504 °
W -69.261230 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Coastal - Rocky intertidal
Trip Information
Marshall Point
Trip date: 
Wed, 2016-05-25 09:22
Town or city: 
Port Clyde
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Eastern Coastal
Time of low tide: 


I've always seen lacy crust on kelp. Does it grow on rocks as well?