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Pinecone Algae

Rhipocephalus phoenix

Description:

Photo take at -35 ft 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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8 Comments

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Thanks Harsume and Gretel!:)

GretelDeRuiter
GretelDeRuiter 8 years ago

I LOVE this! What clear and beautiful photos these are!

harsuame
harsuame 8 years ago

Sensacional bello

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Thanks Kat!

KatCuff
KatCuff 8 years ago

That's cool looking!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Thanks Francis and
achmmad, !!

achmmad
achmmad 8 years ago

The most unique algae I've seen! Beautiful, Gerardo!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Thanks Dixie!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Spotted by
Gerardo Aizpuru

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Spotted on Apr 8, 2012
Submitted on Apr 8, 2012

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