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Chlorodesmis fastigiata
Chlorodesmis fastigiata
Turtle Weed
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 1006 1213 (2006-10-29)

Copyright © 2006 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  1985
  • location   Coral Sea (Australia)
  • family Udoteaceae
  • order Bryopsidales
  • class Chlorophyceae
  • plant community   Coral reefs
  • notes   This alga is believed to serve as food for green sea turtles.
  • camera   Nikon in Oceanic Housing
  • photo category: Plant - algae

  • common names   Turtle Weed (photographer)
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