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The gametangial thallus is somewhat flattened and much branched to 30 cms in length, opposite lateral branches alternately unequal in length. The tetrasporangial phase is a prostrate crust. Bonnemaisonia hamifera can be distinguished by its large hooks by which it attaches itself to other algae.


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Source: Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland

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