Seanet Low Intertidal

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Sarcodiotheca gaudichaudii (Montagne) P.W.Gabrielson
Phylum Rhodophyta, Class Florideophyceae, Order Gigartinales, Family Solieriaceae

Thallus 10-40 cm tall, pointed side branches arise from cylindrical main axes 1-4 mm in diameter; side branches may arise radially or opposite (distichous); light rose to reddish.

Moderately common, but patchy, low intertidal zone to subtidal.

Geo Range: British Columbia to Baja
Synonyms: Neoagardhiella baileyi
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Image:
surf grass Phyllospadix around border.

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