Amathia verticillata (image) Smithsonian Share Print E-Mail Caption The bryozoan Amathia verticillata. Known in other parts of the world for fouling pipes and fishing gear and killing seagrasses, its discovery in the Galapagos is especially concerning for scientists. Credit Dan Minchin/Marine Organism Investigations Usage Restrictions This image is available for media to use for educational, non-commercial purposes, provided the credit above is included. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.