Terebripora species

Terebripora sp. is a shell-boring ctenostome from Bass Strait, Australia.

The image is a SEM of an epoxy cast of the borings in a shell, after removal of the shell by acid treatment. Some of the fine "tubes" are the stolons connecting individual zooids in the colony.


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