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Aetea truncata has a cosmopolitan distribution, but is  absent from polar seas. It can be found on all British coasts, colonising a  wide range of substrates including algae, hydoirds and hard substrates


The colonies are white in colour and are composed of  creeping branching stolons from which a free erect portion arises at the distal  end.


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Source: Bryozoa of the British Isles

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