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Sphacelaria plumula

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Specimens (up to 1 cm long) found on lamina of kelp in the subtidal zone
Photo by: Vivian Husa
Location: Oma, Hardangerfjorden
Photo is showing (categorized): Thallus
Verified by Network members
Sampling date: 2008-06-11
Published: 2009-04-06


The species is rather rare at the Norwegian coast, but has a wide distribution in Europe. The thallus, which is 0.5-1 cm tall, is built up with a distinct un-corticated main axes and small branches which are mainly organized opposite to each other.




Branches with propagules in different development stages.
Photo by: Vivian Husa
Location: Oma, Hardangerfjorden
Photo is showing (categorized): Branching pattern
Verified by Network members
Sampling date: 2008-06-11
Published: 2009-04-06





Segments with no cortication
Photo by: Vivian Husa
Location: Oma, Hardangerfjorden
Photo is showing (categorized): Cell row
Verified by Network members
Sampling date: 2008-06-11
Published: 2009-04-06





Immature propagule
Photo by: Vivian Husa
Location: Oma, Hardangerfjorden
Photo is showing (categorized): Reproductive structure
Verified by Network members
Sampling date: 2008-06-11
Published: 2009-04-06





Characteristic propagule with three short horns.
Photo by: Vivian Husa
Location: Oma, Hardangerfjorden
Photo is showing (categorized): Reproductive structure
Verified by Network members
Sampling date: 2008-06-11
Published: 2009-04-06




 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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