Species under Halimeda
n= 23
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Halimeda copiosa
Goreau & E.A. Graham
Western Central Atlantic and Central Pacific
Halimeda cuneata
K. Hering
Central Pacific
Halimeda cylindracea
Decaisne
Western Central Pacific
Halimeda discoidea
Decaisne
large leaf watercress alga Western Central Atlantic and Central Pacific
Halimeda fragilis
W.R. Taylor
Western Central Pacific
Halimeda gigas
W.R. Taylor
Western Central Pacific
Halimeda goreaui
Taylor, 1962
Western Central Atlantic
Halimeda gracilis
Harvey ex J. Agardh
Western Central Pacific
Halimeda hederacea
(Barton) Colinvaux
Western Central Pacific
Halimeda incrassata
(J. Ellis) J.V. Lamouroux
Western Central Pacific and Atlantic
Halimeda lacunalis
W.R. Taylor
Western Central Pacific
Halimeda macroloba
Decaisne
Erect sea cactus Indo-Pacific
Halimeda macrophysa
Askenasy
Western Central Pacific
Halimeda micronesica
Yamada
Western Central Pacific
Halimeda minima
(W.R. Taylor) Colinvaux
Pacific Ocean
Halimeda monile
(J. Ellis & Solander) J.V. Lamouroux
Western Central Atlantic
Halimeda opuntia
(Linnaeus) J.V. Lamouroux
Prostrate sea cactus Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean
Halimeda renschii
Hauck
Southeast Pacific
Halimeda simulans
M.A. Howe
Western Central Pacific and Atlantic
Halimeda stuposa
W.R. Taylor
Western Central Pacific
Halimeda taenicola
W.R. Taylor
Western Central Pacific
Halimeda tuna
(J. Ellis & Solander) J.V. Lamouroux
calcareous green seaweed Pacific Ocean, Western Central Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Halimeda velasquezii
W.R. Taylor
Western Central Pacific
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