a popular name for a bryozoan
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Among the latter is the sea mat (Flustra), that is so commonly washed up on the shore in great abundance.The Sea Shore | William S. Furneaux
The division of the flat leaf-like colony by two, resulting in bifurcated branches, is another obvious feature of the Sea-Mat.Stories of the Universe: Animal Life | B. Lindsay
A division of the Molluscoida comprising compound animals, such as the Sea-mat—sometimes called Bryozoa.The Ancient Life History of the Earth | Henry Alleyne Nicholson
The common sea-mat (Flustra) is one example of the class, and another—a good type—is called Plumatella.