|RHODOPHYTA : GELIDIALES : Gelidiaceae||RED ALGAE|
Description: Thallus grows from prostrate axes erect fronds to 20 cms, compressed and branching distichously once or twice.
Habitat: Epilithic in the lower littoral and sublittoral to 15m.
Distribution: Generally distributed around the British Isles. Europe: Medirerranean, Portugal, Spain, France and Norway. Malaga.
Distribution Map from BioMar data for Ireland - Google Earth map: download this placemark (not got Google Earth installed?)
Distribution Map from NBN: Grid map (fast) : Interactive map (slow, requires login to view records) : National Biodiversity Network mapping facility, data for UK.
|Morton, O. & Picton, B.E. (2015). Gelidium latifolium (Greville) Bornet. [In] Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland. |
http://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/species.asp?item=ZM2160 Accessed on 2015-4-18
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