Okha: N 22° 28.49'; E 69° 04.30' Porbandar: N 21° 38.24'; E 69° 35.81' Shivrajpur: N 22° 19.87'; E 68° 56.95' Veraval: N 20° 54.87'; E 70° 20.83'
Acanthophora dendroides Harvey
Thallus form and type Substratum Occurrence Season Abundance Description
Remiform and bushy Intertidal rocks
Lower mid littoral zone, rock pools with coarse sand
Plants dark red to pinkish red in colour, 10 - 15 cm tall, erect with main axis and lateral branches resembling the main axis; branches pyramidally arranged (Figs. a, b); spines absent on main axis, present on branches and ramuli; ramuli attenuated below with occasional spines, spines divergent, conical subulate.
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