Firm, globe-shaped alga attached to rock surfaces. Dark green. Up to 12 cm diameter (thallus).
Like all Codium species, this seaweed is composed of only a single cell and can repair itself if damaged. It appears fluffy underwater and feels velvet-like out of water due to hundreds of tiny hair-like filaments on its surface.
Low rocky intertidal reefs and subtidal rocky reefs on rough water coasts, to depth of 20 m.
America and southern Australia.
Photosynthetic - sunlight
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed