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Cock's comb seaweed

Observed: 2nd April 2012 By: lm23496
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
lm23496’s reputation in Plants
SAM_7698
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Apologies for bad photo quality.

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gramandy's picture

wont attempt...

this one. Red seaweeds incredibly difficult to get concensus on. Did this plant have a disc shaped holdfast? Are there teeth on the curved branchlets? other spp could be sphaerococcus spp and callophyllis. Picked a hard one here - need loads of detail for the reds. Keep finding though and we will have pics that everyone will be able to use. Seaweeds appear to be a bit of a plant specialism.