I've really got no clue what I'm looking at here, does anybody have any ideas? Appears to be some red algae, but I'm more interested in that dense yellowish hairy stuff growing on it, which I don't imagine is part of the algae itself. What is that? Found growing in a shallow tidepool this weekend.
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- have you ever tried airtight bagging a flash and remote firing it underwater?
Those storage bags you can suck the air out of with a vacuum cleaner work well - you get peace of mind that its sealed, and as a bonus the bag loses bouyancy.
Nice shot though, really interesting perspective.Apr 19, 2012
- Lovely natural "high sepia"... I really like how you captured this sea flower (that's what it looks like to me)! :)Apr 20, 2012
- I've just had a look at my computer now.. And now I'm sure it is some green algae. I can't name the species, but you should be able to at least identify the family by narrowing your search down to area and habitat.Apr 20, 2012
- That looks like the hair of a Troll toy we used to play back then.http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d174/41mracing/Funny%20Pics/troll.jpg
Btw, nice shot :)Apr 20, 2012
- Many thanks! I'll search around for marine epiphytic greens and see if I can come up with something.
Hah, I remember those trolls! I can definitely see the resemblance :)Apr 22, 2012
- I think that there are quite a few algae that are epiphytic on seagrasses, that might be a good place to start - maybe some are not fussy about which plants they grow on?Apr 24, 2012