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Phylum: Rhodophyta   Family: Hildenbrandiaceae

Hildenbrandia rubra  (Sommerfelt) Meneghini, 1841

An encrusting brownish-red alga, no more than half a millimeter thick. Can be found on rocks in the littoral zone and upper-shore rock-pools. Common

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Fish & Fish (2011) - A Student's Guide to the Seashore;
Bunker, et al - Seaweeds of Britain and Ireland

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