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Encrusting red algae

Encrusting red algae's varying ways of growth

An encrusting red alga, probably Lithothamnion glaciale, with small elevations. Between the raised areas, brown sediment has collected.

An encrusting red algae, probably Lithothamnion glaciale, with raised branches.

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