What are Bryozoans?
- Forming colonies
- Tentacles on head
- Base attached to surface (rock, branch, etc.)
- Most coloines only 2-4 inches long or tall
Where Does it Grow?
Bryozoans can be found in quiet lakes, ponds, streams and swamps attached to a surface under water.
Pros and Cons of Bryozoans
Bryozoans are also a food source to fish, insects and snails. They also clean the water as they consume microorganisms. The presence of bryzoans typically indicates good water quality.