Callophyllis laciniata (Hudson) Kützing

Callophyllis laciniata

Description: A flat, soft, frond growing from a small disc and stipe, usually much branched, basically dichotomously in a fan like manner to a length of 15 cms. The cystocarps are produced in marginal proliferations which can be clearly seen.

Habitat: Common. Epilithic or epiphytic on Laminaria from the upper sublittoral to over 30 m deep. In both sheltered and exposed areas.

Distribution: Widespread and generally distributed in the British Isles from the Shetlands to the Channel Islands. Europe: Mediterranean, Portugal, Spain, Faroes and Norway.

Distribution Map: NBN map : National Biodiversity Network mapping facility, data for UK.

WoRMS: Species record : World Register of Marine Species.

iNaturalist: Species account : iNaturalist World Species Observations database

 Morton, O. & Picton, B.E. (2016). Callophyllis laciniata (Hudson) Kützing. [In] Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland.
https://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/species.asp?item=ZM3230 Accessed on 2024-03-03

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