Membranipora membranacea Click to enlarge image
Kelp Sea Mat, Membranipora membranacea, on Kelp Image: Dr Isobel Bennett
© Australian Museum

Fast Facts

  • Classification
    Species
    membranacea
    Genus
    Membranipora
    Family
    Membraniporidae
    Order
    Cheilostomata
    Class
    Gymnolaemata
    Phylum
    Bryozoa
    Kingdom
    Animalia

Introduction

This common sea mat forms a thin, white lace-like covering on kelp fronds.