Author: Koa Planedin

Common Name: Pink Feather Coralline Seaweed
Scientific Name: Corallina officinalis
Size: 6-12 inches

Identifying Features: Many slender jointed branches, pink in colour, narrow and flat blades, rough feather like appearance, calcium carbonate in their cell walls make them coral-like and tough to eat.
Habitat: Mid-intertidal to shallow subtidal, or shallow, rocky pools.

Keith Clements. (2012). Seaweed species. Emerald Diving. March 28th, 2013.

Red coralline alga. Monterey Bay Aquarium. March 28th, 2013.

Lamb, A. & Hanby B.P. (May 1st, 2006). Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest. Harbour Pub.

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