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Codium fragile

1 Green sea fingers, dead man's fingers at Broulee, NSW

Codium fragile at Broulee, NSW - 23 Jan 2022
Codium fragile at Broulee, NSW - 23 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Codium fragile 27 Jan 2022 michaelb
Codium sp. (genus), a seaweed 25 Jan 2022 michaelb
Unidentified 24 Jan 2022 Tapirlord
Unidentified 24 Jan 2022 Tapirlord

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User's notes

Gorwing on an exposed tidal flat. Condium sp??

3 comments

Tapirlord wrote:
   24 Jan 2022
@michaelb sorry to bother you but i'm not exacly sure what has happened here.
michaelb wrote:
   25 Jan 2022
Hi Ciaran, will reply by email
Jennyncmg wrote:
   25 Jan 2022
Yes the species is Codium fragile sometimes called Dead-man's fingers when it is washed up, pale and semi-decayed.

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Hydatina physis (Brown-line Paperbubble) at Broulee, NSW - 24 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord Cymatium parthenopeum (Giant Triton) at Broulee, NSW - 24 Jan 2022 by JaceWT Leptograpsus variegatus (Purple Rock Crab) at Broulee, NSW - 23 Jan 2022 by JaceWT Meridiastra calcar (Eight arm Seastar) at Broulee, NSW - 23 Jan 2022 by JaceWT Actinia tenebrosa (Red Waratah Anemone) at Broulee, NSW - 23 Jan 2022 by JaceWT Pyura stolonifera (Cunjevoi) at Broulee, NSW - 23 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord
Hydatina physis (Brown-line Paperbubble) at Broulee, NSW - 24 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord
Cymatium parthenopeum (Giant Triton) at Broulee, NSW - 24 Jan 2022 by JaceWT
Leptograpsus variegatus (Purple Rock Crab) at Broulee, NSW - 23 Jan 2022 by JaceWT
Meridiastra calcar (Eight arm Seastar) at Broulee, NSW - 23 Jan 2022 by JaceWT
Actinia tenebrosa (Red Waratah Anemone) at Broulee, NSW - 23 Jan 2022 by JaceWT
Pyura stolonifera (Cunjevoi) at Broulee, NSW - 23 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 15 Abundance
  • 23 Jan 2022 08:29 PM Recorded on
  • Tapirlord Recorded by

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