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Neptune’s Fingers

 neptune's_fingers
Scientific name
Splachnidium rugosum
Common names
Neptune’s Fingers
Life on the Edge
Page 12
Group
Brown Algae
Where to find
Exposed rocky shores, mid intertidal
Description

Neptune’s Fingers has long gelatinous-filled primary axes radiating from the central holdfast.

Growing intertidally, this gelatinous filled plant is more conspicuous during the warmer months. In winter it shrinks to threads among the barnacles and tubeworms.

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