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Red Algae

Nitophyllum punctatum

Description:

Red algae "Growing as tufts of blades from a discoid holdfast. Fronds up to 50 cms long and membranous, may be simple or deeply divided into wedge-shaped segments without veins. Very variable. Generally delicate, tearing easily. Spores arranged in elongate patches scattered on the frond"

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2 Comments

mendes.madalena
mendes.madalena 7 years ago

it does :) thanks armadeus.4

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 7 years ago

It looks like the algae is high-fiving the sea floor :) Thank you for sharing mendes.

mendes.madalena
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Portugal

Spotted on Aug 15, 2014
Submitted on Aug 16, 2014

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