MARINE PLANTS and ALGAE  GALLERY

Various studies have shown that seaweeds have developed a variety of strategies to minimize the damages inflicted by herbivores, like sea urchins and other grazers, including chemical and structural/morphologic defenses, or occurrence in association with other unpalatable organisms. 

Bristle Ball Brush- Green Algae

Bristle Ball Brush

Blistered Saucer Leaf - Brown Algae

Blistered Saucer Leaf

Feather Alga - Green Algae

Feather Alga

Mermaid's Fan

(14 photos)
Saucer Leaf- Brown Alga

Saucer Leaf

 

Sea Pearl

(13 photos)
Green Grape Alga - Green Algae

Green Grape Alga

( photos)
Large Leaf Watercress Alga - Green Algae

Watercress

(photos)
White Scroll Alga - Brown Algae

White Scroll Alga

(photos)
Tubulat Thicket Algae - Red Algae

Tubular Thicket Algae

Y Branched Algae - Brown Algae

Y Branched Algae

Pink Segmented Alga - Red Algae

Pink Segmented 

(photos)
Three Finger Leaf - Green Algae

Three Finger Leaf

( photos)
Green Jointed-Stalk Alga

Jointed-Stalk Alga

(photos)
Flat-Top Bristle Brush - Green Algae

Flat-Top Bristle Brush

Pink Crustose Coralline Alga

(9 photos)
Manatee Grass

Manatee Grass

Bubble Weed - Green Algae

Bubble Weed

Sargassum Algae

Sargassum Algae

Watercress - Green Algae

Watercress

Reef Cement

Reef Cement

Red-Orange Alga

Red-Orange Alga

Mat Red Crust Alga

Mat Red Crust Alga

Fuzz-Ball Algae-Blue

Fuzzy Tip Alga

Fuzzy Tip Alga

Mermaid's Teacup

Mermaid's Teacup

Unknown

Asparagopsis

Turtle Grass

Turtle Grass

Elongated Sea Pearls

(12 photos)
Lavender Crust Algae

Lavender Crust Algae

Hanging Vine-Green Algae

Hanging Vine

Sea Lettuce Alga

Encrusting Fan Leaf Alga

Encrusting Fan Leaf Alga

Green Mermaid's Wine Glass

Green Mermaid's Wine Glass

Burgundy Crust Alga

(4 photos)

Dead man's Fingers

(3 photos)
Green Net Alga

Green Net Alga

Caulerpa cupressoides

Green Cactus Alga

Creeping Bubble Alga

 

Spiny Seaweed

(5 photos)

Bacteria, lichens, fungi

(25 photos)

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