Story: Seaweed

Gut weed (2nd of 3)

Gut weed

Gut weed (Enteromorpha intestinalis) is usually found in high-tide rock pools or around freshwater seepages on the upper shore. This bright green seaweed has distinctive tubular fronds full of air bubbles.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Seaweed - Types of seaweed', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 July 2024)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006