Brown Seaweed Sp.

Cystophora monilifera J.Agardh, 1848

A brown alga common in the area the main stalk (stipe) features backwards or downwards facing winged like segments that give off a zig zag like appearance. The rest of the plant is normally densely laterally branched however damaged plants often only appear as a main stalk with the rest of the plant damaged by rough weather.

How to identify Cystophora monilifera?

What habitats does Cystophora monilifera live in?

Can be found on rock reefs

What is the distribution of Cystophora monilifera?

Southern Australia From WA to NSW including around Tasmania

How big does Cystophora monilifera grow?

Can grow to over 1m long

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