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Baitweed

 baitweed
Scientific name
Ulva compressa
Common names
Baitweed
Life on the Edge
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Group
Green Algae
Where to find
Reef, upper intertidal
Description
Baitweed is easily recognised by its hollow, unbranched, vibrant green fronds. These tubes grow up to 40 cm in length. Growing intertidally near freshwater soaks, Baitweed is often an indicator of nutrients.
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