Observation 2013-03-19 02:36 PM
Tags / Aspects
Found on a broad sandy beach facing the Southern ocean this very firm, moist, velvety dark green ball was washed up.
I have seen them before but never thought much about them.
A bit larger than a golf ball, very slightly translucent, very dense like it was full of water, tough yet velvety.
Chlorophyta : Bryopsidophyceae : Bryopsidales : Codiaceae
Apparently they can be up to 120mm dia. and are composed of a single cell which can repair itself if damaged.
It appears fluffy underwater.
Date & Time
2013-03-19 02:36 PM
-38.415529 , 145.079691 : 1.815 m
Near Point Leo VIC 3916, Australia
|NS Observation No.||5B0C02E3ED2A89FA060055C2|
|Created||2018-05-28 11:33 PM (about 1 year ago)|
|Created By||Mark Ridgway|
|Updated||2018-05-29 08:37 PM (about 1 year ago)|
|Updated By||Mark Ridgway|
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