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Gelidium spinosum (S.G.Gmelin) P.C.Silva Trá an Dóilín, An Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe; lower intertidal rocks
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Padina fraseri at Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia
Species of Padina are sometimes called the Peacock's Tail Weed and have fan-shaped fronds with concentric markings, often slightly calcified. Most species like sandy rocks in rockpools in the intertidal or in the shallow subtidal. Recent molecular studies have indicated that the genus is far more biodiverse than formerly thought.