Green algae - Codium
Distribution in scandinavian waters
Maximum length: approx. 30 cm.
Appearance: Codium fragile is a peculiar green algae,
that is spongy, leathery, elastic and weighty. As the plant grows, each
branch splits into two new branches. The branches are 4-5 mm thick.
The surface is densely covered with long colourless hair.
Depth: 0,5-15 m.
Environment: Found on hard bottoms, often in the
shade of Marine walls.
Classification: Codium fragile is a member of
the green algae group.
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© Aquascope 2000 Tjärnö Marine Biological
Laboratory, Strömstad, Sweden
| Martin Larsvik
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