10 Nov 2010

Ascophyllum nodosum and red algae epiphytes.

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Cliff Thornton said...

The red alga is Polysiphonia lanosa. It always grows on Ascophyllum nodosum. The healthy growth of this epiphyte shows that your seawater is unpolluted. And the presence of Ascophyllum shows that it must be quite a sheltered habitat.