Bennetts seaweed

Bennetts Seaweed. Photo: Alan Millar

Bennetts Seaweed - Vanvoorstia bennettiana

Distribution

Bennetts Seaweed has only ever been collected from two localities in Port Jackson, Sydney Harbour.

Size

About the size of an out-stretched hand.

Characteristics

A marine red algal species which consists of a flat, finely meshed blade.

Species similar in appearance

Vanvoorstia (Vanvoorstia spectabilis and Vanvoorstia coccinea).

Fisheries Scientific Committee determination

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