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Plocamium sp

 plocamium (3)  p8-2 Plocamium dilitatum red algae  plocamium (2)
Scientific name
Plocamium sp
Common names
Common Plocamium
Life on the Edge
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Group
Red Algae
Where to find
Subtidal reefs, deep rock pools
Description

These soft red algae have a distinctive regular branching pattern of their flat fronds. Branches arise from the edges of flat fronds, with one or more branchlets alternating in a group on either side of the larger branch. Up to 6 cm long.

Plocamium sp occur subtidally and in shaded parts of rockpools.

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