• Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Bryozoa
  • Class: Gymnolaemata
  • Order: Cheilostomatida
  • Suborder: Neocheilostomatina
  • Infraorder: Flustrina
  • Superfamily: Buguloidea
  • Family: Candidae
  • Scientific name: Cradoscrupocellaria reptans
  • Norwegian: -


These branched colonies may grow to a height of 6 cm. The color is buff-brown.


It is often found kelp, in area where there are few sea urchins to graze it away. It is most frequent from the intertidal zone and down to 30 meters.


This species is widespread in the North Atlantic Ocean, along the coasts of North America as well as Europe.

This species is also known as Scrupocellaria reptans.