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Filamentous algae

Observed: 7th July 2011 By: sd9242
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Blanket weed filamentous algae (Cladophora sps)
Blanket weed filamentous algae (Cladophora sps) 1

I had suggested an identification of Blanket weed (Cladophora sps)based on research in books I have. Following no agreements I have taken another look to no avail, I would appreciate any help on this one.

    Likely ID
    Blanket weed (Cladophora sps)
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.


John Bratton's picture

Certainly a filamentous green

Certainly a filamentous green alga, but what makes it Cladophora?

Mark Burgess's picture

That yellowy look and the

That yellowy look and the clumps is very typical of Cladophora. And if it's rough to the touch ...