Definition of sea mat in English:

sea mat


  • A bryozoan, especially one which forms encrustations on underwater objects.

    Membranipora and other genera, class Gymnolaemata

    • ‘I have been somewhat obsessed with collecting Sea mat for nearly 3 years now, since my first introduction to these species.’
    • ‘Many of the less calcified bryozoans, like the common sea mat, live attached to seaweed in the intertidal and shallow subtidal areas.’