The Bushy Sea Rod
Bushy Sea Rod
"What comes to mind when you think of a rod?… a hot rod, fishing rod, Rod Stewart? Well they don’t hold a ‘candle’ to me
This Bushy Sea Rod develops its branches in twisted and bushy forms!
The Bushy Sea Rod Rumphella sp. is a gorgonian with photosynthetic properties. It is found at various depths in the Indo-Pacific Ocean. Part of the Gorgoniidae family, they have a central branch that the rest of the coral grows from. They have an outside rind where polyps grow from. The gorgonian family name comes from a protein substance in the branches called gorgonin. This results in a rigid structure. Colors come in yellow, tan, and mostly brown… Read More