Distribution in scandinavian waters
Maximum length: 5-25 cm.
Appearance: Builds stiff and powerful dark green brush like branches.
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Depth: Can grow as deep as 15m, but is commonly found close to
Environment: Cladophora rupestris is quite rare in the
outer archipelagoes, but is abundant in central regions and is absent
in the inner most areas of the archipelagoes. Often found in the shadow
of large boulders and walls. Common in deeper rock
pools . Found also in shallower rock pools, but usually paler in
Misc.: Cladophora rupestris is perennial, which is noticable
in the Gulf
of Bothnia. Here, it is possible to see loose layers of old small
plants on sand bottoms at a depth of 2-3 m.
Classification: Cladophora rupestris is a member of the
green algae group.