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Ulva rigida Marine Alga

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Phylum: Chlorophyta   Family: Ulvaceae

Ulva rigida  C. Agardh, 1823

Sea Lettuce

Widespread but erratically recorded. Growing mainly on rocks in the middle to lower shore. The toothed edge (seen with a hand lens) is a useful character

Brodie, Maggs & John (2007) - Green Seaweeds of Britain and Ireland