Griffithsia corallinoides (Linnaeus) Batters
Description: Gelatinous, tufted, uniseriate, ecorticate, crimson filaments, to 200 mm long (plants shown are about 30 mm), repeatedly dichotomous, axils wide. Articulations club-shaped, 4-5 times as long as broad in lower parts, short and beadlike distally. Often with a strong smell out of water.
Habitat: On rock, stones and shells, lower intertidal pools and subtidal, in sheltered waters, occasional to frequent, widely distributed. Most obvious in spring and early summer.