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Kirchenpaueria pinnata
Kirchenpaueria pinnata
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LEPTOTHECATA
Kirchenpaueria pinnata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Mercanti Reef, 7m depth
24/11/96
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Kirchenpaueriidae
Kirchenpaueria pinnata is a medium sized delicate hydroid which was found growing on a Posidonia oceanica leaf at 7m depth, but has been reported froma variety of substrates. It can grow up to 100mm and is considered an Atlantic-Mediterranean species.

This specimen was identified and described in detail (p. 187 & Fig. 4c-d) in the following paper published (2013) by Soto Àngel and Peña Cantero.
Mercanti Reef, 7m depth
24/11/96