Bryozoans - Septopora subsuadrans Fossil
Chesterian Zone of the Bangor Limestone Formation in northern Alabama
Mississippian Period c 325,000,000 years ago
Bryozoans are some of the most abundant fossils in the world. They are also widespread today, both in marine and freshwater environments, living at all latitudes and at depths ranging downward to at least 27,900 feet (8,500 meters). Septopora exemplifies the branching form of some bryozoan colonies.