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The bryozoans dissolved completely in as little as two months, surprising scientists who expected the creatures only to shrink in mass or size during the experiment, according to the research published earlier this month.
Most were spineless marine critters: sea stars, sea slugs, oysters, barnacles, mussels, amphipods, bryozoans and isopods.
Fossil records date ancient marine bryozoans as far back as 470 million years.
After the first bryozoan sighting in Stanley Park, others were spotted in the pond.
According to Peter Dockrill of Science Alert, the blob is a type of bryozoan, which begin life as a single invertebrate organism.
Ian Walker is a biology professor at the University of British Columbia who has studied bryozoans.
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