Red algae

Thuretia quercifolia Decaisne 1844

An orangey brown to dark red flat branched red algae the branches appear like a woven soft structure steming from a central conical holdfast.

This is a common red algae washed up along th beach following rough weather

How to identify Thuretia quercifolia?

What habitats does Thuretia quercifolia live in?

Usually found in deep waters along the rough southern australian coasts

What is the distribution of Thuretia quercifolia?

From WA to VIC including around Tasmania

How big does Thuretia quercifolia grow?

Can grow to around 10–25 cm high

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