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Family: Halimedaceae (See list of species below)

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23 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Halimeda copiosa
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Halimeda cuneata
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Halimeda cylindracea
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Halimeda discoidea
[large leaf watercress alga]
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Halimeda fragilis
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Halimeda gigas
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Halimeda goreaui
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Halimeda gracilis
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Halimeda hederacea
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Halimeda incrassata
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Halimeda lacunalis
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Halimeda macroloba
[Erect sea cactus]
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Halimeda macrophysa
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Halimeda micronesica
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Halimeda minima
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Halimeda monile
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Halimeda opuntia
[Prostrate sea cactus]
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Halimeda renschii
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Halimeda simulans
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Halimeda stuposa
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Halimeda taenicola
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Halimeda tuna
[calcareous green seaweed]
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Halimeda velasquezii
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23 Species of Family Halimedaceae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Halimeda copiosa Western Central Atlantic
Halimeda cuneata Central Pacific
Halimeda cylindracea Western Central Pacific
Halimeda discoidea large leaf watercress alga Western Central Atlantic
Halimeda fragilis Western Central Pacific
Halimeda gigas Western Central Pacific
Halimeda goreaui Western Central Atlantic
Halimeda gracilis Western Central Pacific
Halimeda hederacea Western Central Pacific
Halimeda incrassata Western Central Pacific a
Halimeda lacunalis Western Central Pacific
Halimeda macroloba Erect sea cactus Indo-Pacific.
Halimeda macrophysa Western Central Pacific
Halimeda micronesica Western Central Pacific
Halimeda minima Pacific Ocean
Halimeda monile Western Central Atlantic
Halimeda opuntia Prostrate sea cactus Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Oc
Halimeda renschii Southeast Pacific
Halimeda simulans Western Central Pacific a
Halimeda stuposa Western Central Pacific
Halimeda taenicola Western Central Pacific
Halimeda tuna calcareous green seaweed Pacific Ocean, Western Ce
Halimeda velasquezii Western Central Pacific



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