Bubble Caulerpa

Caulerpa geminata (Harv.) Weber Bosse

A common species along the coast this species can be found on subtidal rocks around Tomahawk and is common in the high energy wave areas

How to identify Caulerpa geminata?

Looking like a string of green beads this seaweed is distinguished by having bladders surrounding the main stipe.They are full of sea water to stop the weed from drying out if exposed at low tide. It has a runner with several holdfasts which can make the weed look rather like a green carpet.

What habitats does Caulerpa geminata live in?

On rocky shores from low-tide to about 15m

What is the distribution of Caulerpa geminata?

New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Korea and Australia

How big does Caulerpa geminata grow?

Can grow up to 15cm

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