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Bubble algae

Valonia ventricosa

Description:

A spheric sea organism, shiny-silver in colour, 4cm in diameter.

Habitat:

Spotted at Sea Flores, Komodo area, Indonesia, coral reef area. They appear in tidal zones of tropical and subtropical areas, like the Caribbean, north through Florida, south to Brazil, and in the Indo-Pacific.Overall, they inhabit virtually every ocean throughout the world, often living in coral rubble. The greatest depth for viability has been seen as approximately 80 metres (260 ft).

Notes:

(unranked): Viridiplantae Division: Chlorophyta Class: Ulvophyceae Order: Cladophorales Family: Valoniaceae Genus: Valonia Species: V. ventricosa

1 Species ID Suggestions

The MnMs
The MnMs 2 years ago
Bubble algae
Valonia ventricosa Valonia ventricosa - Wikipedia


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2 Comments

JordiPrats
JordiPrats 2 years ago

Thanks so much MnMs

The MnMs
The MnMs 2 years ago

Tambien llamada Sailor's Eyeball:
http://eol.org/pages/11426892/overview

JordiPrats
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JordiPrats

Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia

Spotted on Apr 8, 2018
Submitted on Apr 21, 2018

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