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Red algae / Crvena alga

Ceramium ciliatum


Red alga whose thallus is composed of fine filaments, gray rose jointed, brittle ends ends , a top ten centimeters. Each filament consists of a row of cells surrounded by axial place to place, at the nodes, of smaller cells (cortication) and a crown of thorns, the internodes are colorless.


Algae inhabiting rocks and bottoms of lower mediolittoral in the Atlantic and Mediterranean. It is also often attached to other algae.

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Spotted on Feb 23, 2013
Submitted on Apr 2, 2013

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