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Family: Ceramiaceae (See list of species below)

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122 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Acrothamnion preissii
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Aglaothamnion cordatum
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Aglaothamnion halliae
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Aglaothamnion hookeri
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Aglaothamnion roseum
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Aglaothamnion tenuissimum
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Anotrichium furcellatum
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Anotrichium secundum
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Anotrichium tenue
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Antithamnion antillanum
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Antithamnion cruciatum
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Antithamnion decipiens
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Antithamnion densum
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Antithamnion nipponicum
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Antithamnion veleroae
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Antithamnionella graeffei
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Antithamnionella spirographidis
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Antithamnionella ternifolia
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Balliella crouanioides
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Balliella pseudocorticata
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Callithamnion corymbosum
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Callithamnion ecuadoreanum
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Callithamnion epiphyticum
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Callithamnion granulatum
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Callithamnion paschale
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Callithamnion pikeanum
[beauty bush]
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Callithamnion tetragonum
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Callithamnion tetricum
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Centroceras clavulatum
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Centroceras minutum
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Ceramium affine
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Ceramium botryocarpum
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Ceramium brevizonatum
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Ceramium brevizonatum var. caraibicum
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Ceramium californicum
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Ceramium ciliatum
[velvet ceramium]
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Ceramium cimbricum
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Ceramium cingulatum
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Ceramium codicola
[staghorn felt]
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Ceramium codii
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Ceramium corniculatum
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Ceramium cruciatum
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Ceramium deslongchampsii
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Ceramium diaphanum
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Ceramium dozei
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Ceramium echionotum
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Ceramium fimbriatum
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Ceramium floridanum
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Ceramium gaditanum
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Ceramium hoodii
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Ceramium howellii
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Ceramium involutum
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Ceramium luetzelburgii
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Ceramium macilentum
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Ceramium manorense
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Ceramium maryae
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Ceramium nitens
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Ceramium pacificum
[hairy pottery seaweed]
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Ceramium penicillatum
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Ceramium prostratum
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Ceramium recissum
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Ceramium shuttleworthianum
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Ceramium siliquosum
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Ceramium skottsbergii
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Ceramium strictum var. strictum
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Ceramium subverticillatum
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Ceramium templetonii
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Ceramium tenuicorne
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Ceramium virgatum
[common ceramium]
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Ceramium zacae
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Compsothamnion thuyoides
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Corallophila apiculata
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Corallophila bella
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Corallophila cinnabarina
[vermilion ceramium]
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Corallophila huysmansii
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Corallophila kleiwegii
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Crouania attenuata
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Crouania minutissima
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Dasyphila plumarioides
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Dasyptilon harveyi
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Dasyptilon ptilota
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Euptilota articulata
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Euptilota fergusonii
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Gayliella flaccida
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Griffithsia antarctica
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Griffithsia devoniensis
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Griffithsia globulifera
[pink bead]
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Griffithsia heteromorpha
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Griffithsia metcalfii
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Griffithsia monilis
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Griffithsia ovalis
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Griffithsia pacifica
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Haloplegma duperreyi
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Halurus equisetifolius
[sea mare's tail]
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Halurus flosculosus
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Hollenbergia subulata
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Lejolisia exposita
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Microcladia borealis
[coarse sea lace]
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Microcladia coulteri
[delicate sea lace]
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Microthamnion kuetzingianum
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Monosporus pedicellatus
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Pleonosporium complanatum
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Pleonosporium vancouverianum
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Plumaria plumosa
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Plumariopsis eatonii
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Pterothamnion minutissimum
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Pterothamnion plumula
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Pterothamnion simile
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Ptilota gunneri
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Ptilota serrata
[red fern]
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Ptilothamnion pluma
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Ptilothamnion subsimplex
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Reinboldiella schmitziana
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Seirospora occidentalis
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Spermothamnion investiens
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Spermothamnion repens
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Spongoclonium brownianum
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Spyridia filamentosa
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Spyridia velasquezii
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Wrangelia argus
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Wrangelia bicuspidata
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Wrangelia penicillata
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122 Species of Family Ceramiaceae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acrothamnion preissii Eastern Indian Ocean
Aglaothamnion cordatum Western Indian Ocean
Aglaothamnion halliae North Western Atlantic.
Aglaothamnion hookeri Northeast Atlantic
Aglaothamnion roseum Northeast Atlantic
Aglaothamnion tenuissimum Northeast Atlantic
Anotrichium furcellatum Northeast Atlantic
Anotrichium secundum Western Central Pacific
Anotrichium tenue Western Indian Ocean and
Antithamnion antillanum Western Central Pacific
Antithamnion cruciatum Western Indian Ocean and
Antithamnion decipiens Southwest Pacific and Wes
Antithamnion densum Northeast Atlantic
Antithamnion nipponicum Southwest Pacific
Antithamnion veleroae Southeast Pacific
Antithamnionella graeffei Western Central Atlantic
Antithamnionella spirographidis Mediterranean Sea
Antithamnionella ternifolia Northeast Atlantic
Balliella crouanioides Indian Ocean
Balliella pseudocorticata Southwest Pacific
Callithamnion corymbosum Northeast Atlantic
Callithamnion ecuadoreanum Southeast Pacific
Callithamnion epiphyticum Southeast Pacific
Callithamnion granulatum Northeast Atlantic
Callithamnion paschale Southeast Pacific
Callithamnion pikeanum beauty bush Eastern Pacific
Callithamnion tetragonum Northeast Atlantic
Callithamnion tetricum Northeast Atlantic
Centroceras clavulatum Indo-Pacific and Western
Centroceras minutum Western Central Pacific
Ceramium affine Western Central Pacific
Ceramium botryocarpum Northeast Atlantic
Ceramium brevizonatum Western Central Atlantic
Ceramium brevizonatum var. caraibicum Western Central Atlantic
Ceramium californicum Eastern Pacific
Ceramium ciliatum velvet ceramium Mediterranean Sea. 10 TL
Ceramium cimbricum Western Indian Ocean and
Ceramium cingulatum Atlantic Ocean 0.2 TL
Ceramium codicola staghorn felt Eastern Pacific
Ceramium codii Indo-Pacific.
Ceramium corniculatum Western Central Atlantic
Ceramium cruciatum Indo-Pacific and Western
Ceramium deslongchampsii Western Indian Ocean and
Ceramium diaphanum Northeast Atlantic
Ceramium dozei Southeast Pacific
Ceramium echionotum Northeast Atlantic
Ceramium fimbriatum Pacific Ocean
Ceramium floridanum Western Indian Ocean
Ceramium gaditanum Northeast Atlantic
Ceramium hoodii Southeast Pacific
Ceramium howellii Southeast Pacific
Ceramium involutum Antarctic Indian Ocean
Ceramium luetzelburgii Western Indian Ocean.
Ceramium macilentum Western Central Pacific
Ceramium manorense Western Indian Ocean
Ceramium maryae Western Indian Ocean
Ceramium nitens Western Central Atlantic
Ceramium pacificum hairy pottery seaweed Eastern Pacific
Ceramium penicillatum Northeast Atlantic
Ceramium prostratum Eastern Central Pacific
Ceramium recissum Northeast Atlantic
Ceramium shuttleworthianum Northeast Atlantic
Ceramium siliquosum Northeast Atlantic
Ceramium skottsbergii Southeast Pacific
Ceramium strictum var. strictum Northeast Atlantic
Ceramium subverticillatum Western Indian Ocean.
Ceramium templetonii Southeast Pacific
Ceramium tenuicorne Western Central Pacific
Ceramium virgatum common ceramium Southeast Pacific and the 6 TL
Ceramium zacae Western Central Pacific
Compsothamnion thuyoides Northeast Atlantic
Corallophila apiculata Western Central Pacific
Corallophila bella Western Indian Ocean
Corallophila cinnabarina vermilion ceramium Mediterranean Sea. 5 TL
Corallophila huysmansii Western Central Atlantic
Corallophila kleiwegii Western Indian Ocean
Crouania attenuata Indo-Pacific and Western
Crouania minutissima Western Central Pacific
Dasyphila plumarioides Western Central Pacific
Dasyptilon harveyi Southeast Pacific
Dasyptilon ptilota Antarctic Indian Ocean
Euptilota articulata Indian Ocean 25 TL
Euptilota fergusonii Indian Ocean 15 TL
Gayliella flaccida Cosmopolitan.
Griffithsia antarctica Antarctic Indian Ocean
Griffithsia devoniensis Northeast Atlantic
Griffithsia globulifera pink bead Western Indian Ocean and
Griffithsia heteromorpha Western Central Atlantic
Griffithsia metcalfii Eastern Indian Ocean
Griffithsia monilis Southwest Pacific
Griffithsia ovalis Western Central Pacific
Griffithsia pacifica Eastern Pacific
Haloplegma duperreyi Western Central Pacific
Halurus equisetifolius sea mare's tail Northeast Atlantic
Halurus flosculosus Northeast Atlantic
Hollenbergia subulata Eastern Pacific
Lejolisia exposita Western Central Atlantic
Microcladia borealis coarse sea lace Eastern Pacific
Microcladia coulteri delicate sea lace Eastern Pacific
Microthamnion kuetzingianum Antarctic Indian Ocean
Monosporus pedicellatus Northeast Atlantic
Pleonosporium complanatum Southeast Pacific
Pleonosporium vancouverianum Eastern Pacific
Plumaria plumosa Northeast Atlantic
Plumariopsis eatonii Antarctic Indian Ocean
Pterothamnion minutissimum Southeast Pacific
Pterothamnion plumula Northeast Atlantic
Pterothamnion simile Antarctic Indian Ocean
Ptilota gunneri Northeast Atlantic
Ptilota serrata red fern Northwest Atlantic.
Ptilothamnion pluma Southeast Pacific
Ptilothamnion subsimplex Southeast Pacific
Reinboldiella schmitziana Southeast Pacific
Seirospora occidentalis Western Central Atlantic
Spermothamnion investiens Western Central Atlantic
Spermothamnion repens Northeast Atlantic
Spongoclonium brownianum Indo-West Pacific
Spyridia filamentosa Indo-West Pacific and Atl
Spyridia velasquezii Western Central Pacific
Wrangelia argus Western Central Atlantic
Wrangelia bicuspidata Western Central Pacific
Wrangelia penicillata Southwest Pacific and Wes



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