Red algae

Haloplegma preissii (Harvey) Montagne 1845

A red alga that leaves appear plat and soft a closer look shows a filamentous construction of small, curved branches that form this flattened soft appearance

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What habitats does Haloplegma preissii live in?

A common alga on rough-water coasts of southern Australia, ranging from shaded pool situations to deep water.

What is the distribution of Haloplegma preissii?

From WA to VIC including around Tasmania

How big does Haloplegma preissii grow?

10 to 20 cm high

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