A common organism found on shores

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A common organism found on shores

Post by MWP admin » Mon Sep 24, 2007 1:48 pm

I met this organism attached to rocks just at water level or a couple of cm below. I think they are some sort of algae, (or plants?!). They have nice symmetry and slimey. Met this at Comino, Salini and Xatt l-ahmar (Gozo) and it is rather common


If someone knows the ID pls>

Conch, I think I need the books of wildlife I lent you, becsue I assume this species and others are listed!!!
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Post by MWP admin » Thu Sep 27, 2007 11:36 am

The answer is here :

http://www.maltawildplants.com/!gfx/Nat ... 20racemosa

from The fauna and fungi section

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Post by jackpot » Thu Sep 27, 2007 12:08 pm

Caulerpa racemosa, an ecologically problematic killer algae which becomes dangerously invasive...

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