Coralline algae

Porolithon spp.
Scale 4 Diat: photosynthetic , Hierachy 1
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• Porolithon spp. is an ALGAE and PLANKTON SPECIES.


cool, warm
Graphic by Emilie
Coralline algae are red algae in the order Corallinales. They are characterized by a thallus that is hard because of calcareousdeposits contained within the cell walls. The colors of these algae are most typically pink, or some other shade of red, but other species can be purple, yellow, blue, white or gray-green. Coralline algae play an important role in the ecology […] read more