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Algae       1 Species found
Halimeda opuntia Distribution

Watercress alga
Halimède cresson
Alga berro
The tropical Atlantic
Substrate and environment
  • The species can be found on any type of substrate (sandy or rocky)
  • The species is found in crevices
  • The alga forms carpets on its substrate
  • The species can be found between 0 and 50 Meters
  • Very common species.
  • General characteristics of the species
  • Height of the alga : 22 cm
  • Diameter of the leaf : 10 mm
  • The alga is calcareous
  • Relationship with humans
  • The species can be eaten but is of no particular culinary interest
  • The species is exploited in the following sector(s) :
    - Aquarium enthusiasts.

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