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Phylum: Rhodophyta   Family: Rhodomelaceae

Polysiphonia elongata  (Hudson) Sprengel, 1827

Elongate Siphon Weed

Dickinson (1963) gives a more evocative common name: Lobster Horns. It occupies a wide range of coastal positions from sheltered bays to exposed sublittoral, attached to hard substrates

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Dickinson (1963) - British Seaweeds;
Maggs & Hommersand (1993) - Seaweeds of the British Isles, Volume 1 Rhodophyta, Part 3A Ceramiales

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