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Green Mermaid's Wine Glass Algae

Acetabularia calyculus

Description:

Photo take at -40 ft on a sandy area near a coral reef , this is a common algae in the area theya have a green small cup about 1 cm each, stalk about 10 cm tall.

Habitat:

Found on sandy areas in shallow waters near the coast or coral reefs from Florida all the Caribbean sea, Central America to North Brazil.

Notes:

http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/...

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2 Comments

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Thanks Dan i agree i love it :)

dandoucette
dandoucette 8 years ago

Fantastic common name!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Spotted by
Gerardo Aizpuru

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Spotted on Sep 23, 2012
Submitted on Sep 23, 2012

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