Florent's Guide To The

Tropical Pacific Reefs

Christmas Tree Hydroid
Christmas Tree Hydroid
Scientific Name: Pennaria disticha
Order: Anthoathecata
Family: Pennariidae
Category: Hydroid
Also known as: Feathered Hydroid
Size: 3 to 5 in. (8 to 13 cm)  
Depth: 10-60 ft. (3-18 m)
Distribution: Caribbean, Bahamas, Florida, Hawaii
Note: Previously known as Halocordyle disticha. Invasive species inHawaii, and possibly in the Indo-Pacific.

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