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Sporolithales, Sporolithaceae

Sporolithon sp. 1

Sporolithon sp. 1 photoIn natural habitat.
Photo Data
: Karon, Phuket.
: 4.0 m
The plants are strongly calcified, stony in appearance, and pinkish in color. Amorphous clumps with short erect knobs are formed. The apices of the knobs are round. This species strongly adheres to rocks or dead coral in subtidal zones along moderately wave exposed shorelines.

Sporolithon sp. 1 photo2
Fresh specimen.