Problematic algae that can be difficult to remove once it gets a footing in an aquarium. The name Bryopsis means "moss like".
Has been know to be eaten by Siganus corallinus (Blue Spotted Rabbitfish).
The Bryopsis genus consists of a fifty-five species:
- Bryopsis Image - Reefs.org
- Green Hair Algae: Why Me?! - Melev's Reef
- Algal genus Spotlight: Bryopsis "hair algae" - Reef Central
- Bryopsis corticulans - Monterery Bay Aquarium Research Institute
- Marine Algae of Hawaii: Bryopsis pennata - University of Hawaii, Botany Department
- (http://www.algaebase.org): Guiry, M.D., Guiry, G.M, Algae Base, National University of Ireland, Galway, 2007, Retrieved: 26 September 2007.