Algae

Mermaid's Fan   (Udotea sp.)
Phylum: Chlorophyta, Class: Bryopsidophyceae
Range: Caribbean
Diet: Light
Difficulty in Captivity: Easy
Natural History: The Mermaid's Fan algae is a calcerous algae species that may grow to 10 or more inches. It grows in shallow areas with a holdfast anchored in sand, mud, or on rock.




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