Divers at Race Rocks often see this species standing out with its bright blue colouration when underwater. Exposed above water, it looses the bright blue colour, and has a rather drab reddish colour.
See other photos by Ryan Murphy on this Flickr site.
Other Members of the Phylum Rhodophyta at Race Rock
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|The 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.|