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Segmented algae
Jania spp.

Description:
Plants form wide, dichotomously branched structures, growing in tangled, small clumps. Branches composed of rigid, stony, cylindrical segments with flexible joints. Segments light red to pink in color; joints white.

Habitat:
Generally inhabit sheltered, somewhat shaded areas of the reef, often in crevices.

Distribution:
Occasional Florida, Bahamas and Caribbean.

Segmented algae (Jania spp.)