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Asparagopsis armata Harvey, 1855 (Harpoon Weed)

Warning Identification questionable
Date 21 January 2011
OS grid ref SY67
Lat/Lon 50° 40' N, 2° 30' W
Location Vice County: Dorset, VC9, England
Record Summary Tetrasporophyte (“Falkenbergia-phase”) on red seaweed at low tide
Identification Notes: Trisiphonous filaments.

No harpoons - probably Bonnemaisonia hamifera or Bringniartella byssoides.

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