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Prasiola crispa Marine Alga

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Phylum: Chlorophyta   Family: Prasiolaceae

Prasiola crispa  (Lightfoot) Kützing, 1843

Often found on sites nitrogen-enriched by seabirds and where otters mark their territories by sprainting. Not uncommon

Brodie, Maggs & John (2007) - Green Seaweeds of Britain and Ireland
Burrows (1991) - Seaweeds of the British Isles, Volume 2 Chlorophyta