Red Sausage Weed

Chrysymenia brownii (Harvey) De Toni 1900

A sausage or club shpaed sac or bladeder that is filled with a glue-like substance (mucilage). The colour varies from reds to pale greens or greys. The bladders extend and tapper outward from a simple holdafst disc.

This species can at times be found growing on other algae species and seagrasses

How to identify Chrysymenia brownii?

What habitats does Chrysymenia brownii live in?

Can be found growing on subtidal structure such as rocky reefs and pier pylons

What is the distribution of Chrysymenia brownii?

New Zealand and Australia including around Tasmania

How big does Chrysymenia brownii grow?

Can grow up to around 16cm long

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