Codium setchellii: Green felt algae–The Race Rocks raxonomy

codiumsetchelliiHabitats of Codium setchellii:
This species of Green algae lives directly out from the docks at 3 -8 metres depth. Without a light it often appears almost black as wavelength deteriorates at that depth.

codiumixIt looks and feels like a lump of green felt. Here you can see it growing in association with brooding anemone.
Classification :
Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Protoctista
Division: Chlorophyta (Green Algae)
Class: Chlorophyceae
Order: Codiales
Family: Codiaceae
Genus: Codium
Species: setchellii N.L. Gardner
COMMON NAME:Green felt algae

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pearsonlogo2_f2The Race Rocks taxonomy is a collaborative venture originally started with the Biology and Environmental Systems students of Lester Pearson College UWC. It now also has contributions added by Faculty, Staff, Volunteers and Observers on the remote control webcams. Nov 2005–G.Fletcher