Observation 2018-01-20 03:54 PM
Tags / Aspects
A brown algae with a thallus (body) with multiple holes of varying sizes. The algae is said to be about 10 cm in diameter. But in the one that was washed ashore it was a loose mesh like a woolen hair net. The whole mass was compressible and soft.
Found on the inter-tidal zone off Western Port Bay (Balnarring Beach). They are said to grow in the tidal zone.
'Hydro' = water, 'Clathrus' = mesh
This species forms dense mats.
Date & Time
2018-01-20 03:54 PM
-38.396394 , 145.115697 : 2.374 m
Near Victoria, Australia
|NS Observation No.||5A6BEC91ED2A89D02A001128|
|Created||2018-01-27 02:11 PM (5 months ago)|
|Created By||Leuba Ridgway|
|Updated||2018-05-28 03:24 PM (21 days ago)|
|Updated By||Leuba Ridgway|
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