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Hildenbrandia rubra

Hildenbrandia rubra in a rock pool

Hildenbrandia rubra in a rock pool
In this rock pool the dark red patches are probably Hildenbrandia rubra. The brown patches closest the surface are brown algae, while the lighter patches on the bottom are probably encrusting red algae that have died.

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