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Pentapora fascialis is a large erect bryozoan, known from the Mediterranean. Colonies attach to the substrate via an extensive encrusting base and develop narrow strap-like branches. Colonies are deep orange in colour when alive, fading to a pale buff after death.

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Source: Bryozoa of the British Isles

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