Bryopsis

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Taxonavigation

Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Chlorophyta
Class: Bryopsidophyceae
Order: Bryopsidales
Family: Bryopsidaceae
Genus: Bryopsis
Species:


Introduction

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).

Characteristics

Classification

The Bryopsis genus consists of a fifty-five species[1]:

Gallery

Resources

References

  1. (http://www.algaebase.org): Guiry, M.D., Guiry, G.M, Algae Base, National University of Ireland, Galway, 2007, Retrieved: 26 September 2007.