Sea Nymph

Amphibolis antarctica (Labill.) Sond. & Asch.

Long round segmented multibranched stems. Leaves at end of branches in groups of 6-8 overlapping at base and arising in an alternate pattern from the stem. Leaf blades are flat and long, with two "teeth" at the outermost upper edges of the concave leaf tip. Rhizome (roots) is creeping and thickened (lignified). Dark green leaves with pale brown stems.

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What habitats does Amphibolis antarctica live in?

Sandy muddy bottoms, subtidal rocky reefs and tidal pools, with moderate-strong water movement, to depth of 23 m.

What is the distribution of Amphibolis antarctica?

Southern Australia From WA to Victoria Including Tasmania

How big does Amphibolis antarctica grow?

Can grow out to around 80cm

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