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Macro Green Algae, the Larger Chlorophyta, Part 3

To: part 1, part 2, part 4, part 5,

 

By Bob Fenner

 

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Genus Neomeris:

Neomeris annulata, Caterpillar Weed, Fuzzy Tip Alga. Below: Aquarium, Cozumel and N. Sulawesi close-up images. 
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Genus Penicillus:

Penicillus capitatus Neptune's Shaving Brush. Bristle like tuffs. To six inches high.
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Penicillus dumetosus, Bristle Ball Brush. Tropical West Atlantic. A rounded ball of packed filaments. To six inches in height. Belize, Cozumel and an aquarium specimen shown below.

Penicillus pyriformis, the Merman's Shaving or Flat-Top Bristle Brush is a tuft of bristles rising out of a vertical stalk. Take care to gently place these in fine sand. Cozumel pix including typical sandy habitat. 

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Genus Rhipocephalus:

Rhipocephalus phoenix or longifolius, Pinecone Algae. To five inches in height. Look like pinecones of sorts, with overlapping thalli growing outright from a single, attached stalk. Cozumel image. 

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Genus Tydemania:

Tydemania expeditionis Weber-van Bosse 1901, which I like to call "Dread-Locks Algae", for obvious reasons. In Fiji, Red Sea, N. Sulawesi.


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Genus Udotea:

Udotea looks like a soft green fan(s), some individuals having more than one. Two views of shallower water and older, deeper water colonies in the Bahamas and a grouping in Cozumel.

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