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ImageThis red alga is likely Cryptopleura ruprechtiana, which has elongate blades edged with small ruffles. The basal midrib subdivides into several veins distally.


(Cryptopleura ruprechtiana)

Location (General):

Half Moon Bay

Site (Specific):

Fitzgerald Marine Reserve

Date taken:

October, 25 2006

Photo credit:

Steve Lonhart / NOAA MBNMS

View the Natural history for:
Cryptopleura ruprechtiana
in SIMoN's Species Database.

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      Latitude: 37.524093    Longitude: -122.518144

File name: SIL_102506_0019.jpg