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|date of photo between 1980 and 1986
location Open coast (Monterey County, California, US)family Derbesiaceaeplant community Subtidal on coralline red algaenotes It was only when the branching filamentous phase of the green alga Derbesia was cultured that it was determied to be the same species as these little 10 mm 'peas,' previously called 'Halicystis.' These, then, are the sexual phase in the alga's life cycle; they grow only on coralline red algae. Depth 25 m.camera Nikonosphoto category: Plant - algae
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Halicystis Ovalis (photographer)
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