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Pinecone Algae

Rhipocephalus phoenix

Description:

Photo take at -40ft near a coral reef, Small alga stands on the ocean floor like small green trees very common in the area looks like a pinecone, about 8-12 cm tall.

Habitat:

Found in sandy bottom also on the reef grows next to other different algae´s and corals, from Florida all the Caribbean sea to Brazil.


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9 Comments

Thanks Jill :)

JillBlack
JillBlack a year ago

Thats so cool

Thanks Maria :))

Maria dB
Maria dB a year ago

Very cool, Gerardo!

Thanks Sachin ad Jason :)

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander a year ago

Beautiful...

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri a year ago

what a lovely picture,,

Thanks Lori :)

lori.tas
lori.tas a year ago

What fun.

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Lat: 20.85, Long: -86.88

Spotted on Sep 7, 2012
Submitted on Sep 7, 2012

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