|RHODOPHYTA : CERAMIALES : Dasyaceae||RED ALGAE|
Description: Thallus erect to 30 cms polysiphonous with 9-10 periaxial cells. Branched irregularly in one plane irregularly alternate. Ultimate ramuli monosiphonous and formed in "pincer-like" pairs.
Habitat: Epilithic in low littoral rock pools and sublittoral to 33 m.
Distribution: Widely distributed around the British Isles including the Shetlands and the Channel Islands. Europe: Portugal, Spain, France, the Baltic and Norway.
Key Identification Features:
Distribution Map from BioMar data for Ireland - Google Earth map: download this placemark (not got Google Earth installed?)
Distribution Map from NBN: JNCC MNCR Seasearch data - Grid map : Interactive map : National Biodiversity Network mapping facility, data for UK.
|Morton, O. & Picton, B.E., 2010. [In] Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland |
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