Red Seaweed

Metagoniolithon radiatum (Lamarck) Ducker 1979

A red to brownish coloured red algae that is multi-branched and segmented with short clustered branches (tuft-like) arising from non-calcified joints

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What habitats does Metagoniolithon radiatum live in?

Intertidal and subtidal along rocky reefs in moderate to rough waters

What is the distribution of Metagoniolithon radiatum?

South America, Pacific Islands and Australia.

How big does Metagoniolithon radiatum grow?

Thallus can grow to around 15cm long

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