Hydranth. This species has no medusa phase.

Hydroid

Garveia annulata

Orange County, CA. 12/27/2016. © Peter J. Bryant and Tim Arehart.

Hydrozoa: Bougainvilliidae

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Male reproductive structures?

Distinctive rings on branches are typical of this species

Eggs?
 

Colony

Colony at Crescent Beach, Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA.

Colony at Crescent Beach, Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA.

Colony at Crescent Beach, Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA.