Liverwort Seaweed

Dictyosphaeria sericea Harvey 1855

Lobed and thickened blade-like body (thallus) appearing folded in a circular shape, arising from single anchor point of coarse roots (rhizoids). Medium green.

How to identify Dictyosphaeria sericea?

What habitats does Dictyosphaeria sericea live in?

Tidal pools and subtidal reefs with moderate to rough wave action, to depth of 23 m

What is the distribution of Dictyosphaeria sericea?

Southern Australia from WA to Vis including around Tasmania

How big does Dictyosphaeria sericea grow?

Can grow to around 10cm

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