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Photo index of seaweeds on Singapore shores

        GREEN SEAWEEDS
sheets, ribbons, filaments
feathery, serrated strips
sphere, sausages , blobs
fans, disks , branched
        RED SEAWEEDS
sheets, ribbons
fleshy stems, beads
soft hairy, feathery,
filaments
hard branching, encrusting
        BROWN SEAWEEDS
discs, leaves, branched, blobs, other shapes

These are NOT seaweeds, they are seagrasses
see the seagrass photo index

Spoon seagrass

Halophila ovalis
complex

Needle seagrass

Halodule pinifolia
and H. univervis

Sickle seagrass

Thalassia hemprichii

Fern seagrass

Halophila spinulosa

how to tell apart

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Green seaweeds


sheets, ribbons, filaments

feathery,
serrated strips


spheres, sausages, blobs

fans, disks, branched

Red seaweeds

sheets, ribbons


fleshy stems, beads

soft hairy, feathery


hard branching, encrusting

Brown seaweeds

sheets, ribbons


disks, other shapes
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