Encrusting bryozoans on panel

Viviana Bravo, Smithsonian Institution
June 9, 2022
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Viviana Bravo, Smithsonian Institution

Encrusting bryozoans dominate this settlement panel in Panama City, which was left open to predators for the full 12-week experiment. When underwater panels in the tropics were exposed to predators, bryozoans tended to flourish.

SI-217-2022

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