Tidepool Coralline Algae
(Corallina officinalis)

image of a Tidepool Coralline Algae

Image ID: 230-00

Comments : This piece of coralline algae is sitting on the spines of a Red Urchin. This is very common algae, and can be found in the shallows at almost any dive site with rocky substrate.
Common name : Tidepool Coralline Algae
Scientific Name : Corallina officinalis
Location Found : Hussar Point, Northwest British Columbia
Actual Size : 2 inches long
Camera Used : Canon D60 digital in Ikelite Housing
Natural History :