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Jania virgata It is only the pompoms in the center of the imaage. Alga Jania virgata,Geotagged,Jania virgata,Spain,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Jania virgata

It is only the pompoms in the center of the imaage.

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Jania virgata is an erect limestone algae of the Corallinaceae family. It has cylindrical and very thin, articulated branches, di- and trichotomous. It forms a light purplish pink tuft, that turns white when the alga dies.

Similar species: Corallinales
Species identified by Patomarazul
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By Patomarazul

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Uploaded Nov 26, 2019. Captured Apr 30, 2019 22:43 in Paseo Barrilla, 17, 35510 Tías, Las Palmas, Spain.
  • TG-5
  • f/2.8
  • 1/60s
  • ISO200
  • 4.5mm