Schottera nicaeensis (Lamouroux ex Duby) Guiry et Hollenberg

Schottera nicaeensis

Description: Small. Grows from short creeping stolons with a short stipe which flattens to form a parallel-sided blade about 1 cm wide and 10 cms long. May branch once or twice dichotomously.

Habitat: Epilithic in low littoral rock pools and in the sublittoral to 15 m.

Distribution: Generally of western distribution in the British Isles, from Shetland to Scilly Isles. Europe: Mediterranean, Portugal, Spain and France. Further afield: Chile; south and south-west Africa.

Similar Species: Phyllophora sicula; Rhodymenia pseudopalmata.

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). Schottera nicaeensis (Lamouroux ex Duby) Guiry et Hollenberg. [In] Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland.
https://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/species.asp?item=ZM5940 Accessed on 2024-03-01

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