Red Seaweed

Jania rosea (Lamarck) Decaisne 1842

This species colour varies from whitish greys to pinkish reds, it is densely branched with many tufted fronds. It is a common species in rock pools and on shallow rocky reefs and is often found growing on sea grasses and other seaweeds.

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What habitats does Jania rosea live in?

Tidal pools and subtidal rock reefs, also on large seagrasses and algae, exposed coasts, to depth of 10 m

What is the distribution of Jania rosea?

Worldwide in Australia this is a common species and is found in most states including around Tasmania

How big does Jania rosea grow?

The thallus can grow to around 10cm

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