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Red Algae, Rhodophyceae

Observed: 9th October 2011 By: nc5339
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course completeThanet Coast Project
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Red Algae, Rhodophyceae
Red Algae, Rhodophyceae 1

This algae is composed of masses of purple threads rather than any sort of leaf pattern. I would like help identifying it. I had believed that red algae was usually to be found on the lower shore, but you can see from the 'context' image that it is towards the upper end of the tidal zone on sea defence wall.

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