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A total of 38 hydroid species have been collected at the Houtman Abrolhos. 34 of these are leptothecates, the remainder being anthoathecates. 35 of them (92%) attach to temperate algae; the remaining, the others to coral rock. This is a list of hydroids of the Houtman Abrolhos:

Anthoathecatae

Corynidae
  • Sarsia eximia
Candelabridae
  • Candelabrum harrisoni
Eudendriidae
  • Eudendrium ?minutum
Cytaeididae
  •  ?Perarella sp.

Leptothecatae

Campanulariidae
  • Campanularia delicata
  • Orthopyxis gaussica
  • Paracalix ambiplica
  • Obelia sp.
Haleciidae
  • Halecium delicatulum
  • Halecium dyssymetrum
  • Halecium pearsonense
  • Halecium nanum
  • Hydrodendron armatum
  • Hydrodendron australe
Thyroscyphidae
  • Thyroscyphus macrocytharus
Sertulariidae
  • Salacia desmoides
  • Amphisbetia minuta
  • Dynamena quadridentata
  • Sertularia turbinata
  • Calamphora campanulata
Halopterididae
  • Gattya trebilcocki
  • Antennella secundaria
  • Halopteris everta
  • Halopteris diaphana
Kirchenpaueriidae
  • Pycnotheca producta
  • Kirchenpaueria sp.
Plumulariidae
  • Monotheca obliqua
  • Monotheca spinulosa
  • Monotheca hyalina
  • Dentitheca alata
  • Plumularia setaceoides
  • Plumularia filicaulis
Aglaopheniidae
  • Aglaophenia pseudoplumosa
  • Aglaophenia sp.
  • Macrorhynchia filamentosa
  • Macrorhynchia philippina
  • Gymnangium furcatum
  • Gymnangium gracilicaule
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