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Caularpa brachypus is a chlorophyte (green) macroalga with green leafy blade-like fronds attached by stem-like rhizoids to horizontal runner-like stolons. The thallus (leaf-like portion) is green sometimes with a yellowish margin, and is ribbon-like or tongue-like in appearance (ANSTF 2004).


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© Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce

Source: Indian River Lagoon Species Inventory

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