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Pinecone Algae

Rhipocephalus phoenix

Description:

Photo take at -40 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. very common on all the Caribbean sea.

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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Gerardo Aizpuru
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Gerardo Aizpuru

Mexico

Spotted on Jun 21, 2012
Submitted on Jun 21, 2012

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