This small fluffy seaweed is sometimes seen on some of our shores,
growing on coral rubble in sparse clumps covering an area of 10-20cm.
Features: Structures (1-2cm long)
comprising a stack of 2-4 circlets of short filaments. Light green to
Chek Jawa, Jul 05
Labrador, Apr 10
of short filaments.
*Species are difficult
to positively identify without close examination of internal parts.
On this website, they are grouped by external features for convenience of
|Fluffy green seaweeds on Singapore shores
- Lee Ai Chin, Iris U. Baula, Lilibeth N. Miranda and Sin Tsai Min ; editors: Sin Tsai Min and Wang Luan Keng, A photographic guide to the marine algae of Singapore, 2015. Tropical Marine Science Institute, 201 pp.
- Pham, M.
N., H. T. W. Tan, S. Mitrovic & H. H. T. Yeo, 2011. A
Checklist of the Algae of Singapore, 2nd Edition. Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, National University of Singapore,
Singapore. 99 pp. Uploaded 1 October 2011. [PDF, 1.58 MB].