Halimeda

Halimeda is a tropical green seaweed. This species tends to inhabit the clear, warm waters of tropical areas. There are 30 species worldwid. Within these pages we’ll look at some of the interesting features of Halimeda, where it comes from? What is it? What...

Seaweed photosynthesis

Photosynthesis is defined as the mechanism by all chlorophyll containing (autotrophic) plants that convert sunlight into chemical energy. Virtually all the energy available for consumers of plant material originates from the sun through the process of photosynthesis....

Three of a kind, the colours of seaweeds!

Seaweeds can be split into three main types. In no particular order, they are simply, red, green and brown. These three types are all found on the seashores of Northern Europe as well as throughout the world. I have much interest in the brown seaweed’s, these...