Brown Seaweed (Halopteris Filicina)

Latin name: Halopteris filicina
Common name:
Brown seaweed
Class: Phaeophyceae
Order: Sphacelariales
Family: Scarabaeoidea
Genus: Halopteris

Distribution: Mediterranean, Atlantic, English Channel.

Habitat: Rocks, among seaweeds and shells on shoreline, in shallow waters.

Size: 5 - 10 cm

Shape: Root-like holdfast; upper part of stem carries more branches than lower part.

Colour: Green, brown.