Mueller's Fern Caulerpa

Caulerpa muelleri Sonder 1853

This green seaweed resembles a flat or two dimensional pine tree it has alternate branches that taper in an upwards direction from the main stem (stipe)small branchlets (ramuli) cover all parts of this alga

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What habitats does Caulerpa muelleri live in?

In rock pools and the upper sublittoral area on rough-water and moderately sheltered coasts to a depth of around 40m

What is the distribution of Caulerpa muelleri?

Southern Australia from WA to NSW including Tasmania also found in New Zealand

How big does Caulerpa muelleri grow?

5 to 40 centimetres

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