Red Seaweed

Metagoniolithon radiatum

Summary

A red to brownish coloured red algae that is multi-branched and segmented with short clustered branches (tuft-like) arising from non-calcified joints


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Habitat

Intertidal and subtidal along rocky reefs in moderate to rough waters

Distribution

South America, Pacific Islands and Australia.

Size

Thallus can grow to around 15cm long

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