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 A dark red or blackish seaweed with smooth, cartilaginous, cylindrical fronds, branching dichotomously in roughly the same plane. The fronds rise from a fleshy, discoid holdfast up to 2 cm in diameter. The reproductive bodies occur as oval shaped swellings along the sides of the branches or occasionally encircling them. The seaweed grows up to 20 cm in length.


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Source: Marine Life Information Network

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