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A phylum including unicellular and multicellular groups, having chlorophylls and carotenoids similar to those of vascular plants and appear green. Store food as starch and have cellulose cell walls.

The following taxa of this phylum occur in the region:

Phylum Chlorophyta (Green algae)
Acetabularia crenulata (Mermaid's wine glass)
Avrainvillea nigricans (Paddle blade alga)
Caulerpa serrulata (Cactus tree alga)
Caulerpa racemosa (Sea grapes)
Caulerpa sertularioides (Green feather alga)
Caulerpa cupressoides (Cactus tree alga)
Dictyosphaeria cavernosa (Green bubble weed)
Halimeda incrassata (Three finger leaf alga)
Halimeda copiosa (Large-leaf hanging vine)
Halimeda opuntia (Watercress alga)
Penicillus capitatus (Shaving brush alga)
Ventricaria ventricosa (Sea pearl)

Green algae (Phylum Chlorophyta)