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Succulent green seaweed

Caulerpa cactoides

Description:

Interlocked chains of succulent beads smooth, semi translucent, deep bottle green.

Habitat:

An attractive form of seaweed washed up on an ocean beach among hundreds of other types.

Notes:

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Caulerpaceae
Endemic to the southern Australian coast.
https://www.algaebase.org/search/species...
http://www.flora.sa.gov.au/efsa/Marine_B...

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Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Balnarring Beach, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 1, 2018
Submitted on Sep 17, 2019

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