Phaeophyta (Dictyota Dichotoma)

Latin name: Dictyota dichotoma
Common name: Phaeophyta
Order: Dictyotales
Class: Phaeophyceae
Family: Dictyotaceae
Genus: Dictyota

Did you know? This is a very delicate alga with no midrib support, and therefore wafts in the current. It contains green chlorophyll, masked by brown pigments, changing to a brilliant iridescent blue at the outer edge of its tips.