is a beautiful Colonial Hydroid (Pennaria disticha) feeding
with its feathery stinging tentacles extended. Each branch is about 5" long. The colony is made up
of thousands of tiny polyps fused together to form the
hydroid. Each tiny animal starts out looking like a free swimming
jellyfish. Hydroids are close relatives of
Swimming nearby is a cloud of Cardinalfish (Apogonid). Dive/snorkel trip to Floreana.