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Phylum: Rhodophyta   Family: Corallinaceae

Jania rubens  (Linnaeus) J.V. Lamouroux, 1816

Slender-beaded Coral Weed

One of the calcified seaweeds of the lower intertidal. Pinkish in colour but fading to white. Epiphytic, on Cladostephus and Cystoseira. A south and west distribution, infrequently recorded this far north

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Irvine & Chamberlain - Seaweeds of the British Isles, Volume 1 Rhodophyta, Part 2B Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales;
Bunker, Brodie, Maggs & Bunker (2017) - Seaweeds of Britain and Ireland

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