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Updated 3/19/2014

Family Dictyotaceae

HAWAII

Padina sanctae-crucis

Diamond Head, Oahu

 

Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu

 

Kaloko, Oahu



Sand Island, Oahu, 3 feet

JAPANESE PADINA

Abundant on rocks in shallow water exposed to wave action.  Well-calcified, about 1 inch wide.  Warm seas worldwide.  Formerly known as Padina japonica.