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Neptune’s String

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Scientific name
Notheia anomala
Common names
Neptune’s String
Life on the Edge
Page 9
Group
Brown Algae
Where to find
Lower intertidal reefs
Description

Neptune’s String has thin cylindrical thalli. Each ‘branch’ is a separate plant of this unusual alga.

Neptune’s String occurs very prolifically close to low tide level along moderately exposed shores where it only grows semi parasitically on Neptune’s Necklace and other brown algae.

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