hornwrack


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hornwrack

(ˈhɔːnˌræk)
n
(Animals) a yellowish bryozoan or sea mat sometimes found on beaches after a storm
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9) and Fast Sketch of Seaweed (Hornwrack) (both 1879), both from the early years of the museum.
Due to the tide swept environment, fauna associated with the hard habitat types were characterised by species such as encrusting sponges, dead man's fingers Alcyonium digitatum, ross coral Pentapora fascialis, and hornwrack Flustra foliacea which grow close to the substratum.