Dear Levant
Looks very much like a Caulerpa to me. Blades look intact to me although I find this a bit hard to see in the picture, in which case I'd say C. prolifera.
Cheers, Erik.
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Dr. Erik-jan Malta
ALGAE - Marine Plant Ecology Research Group
Center of Marine Sciences of the Algarve
Universidade do Algarve,
Campus de Gambelas, 8005-139 Faro, Portugal,
 
Tel: 351 289 800973
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http://www.ualg.pt/ccmar/algae/
 
 
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Subject: Does anyone know the attached alga?

Does anyone know the attached alga?
 
Levent CAVAS,Ph.D.,
Dokuz Eylul University,
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
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Division of Biochemistry
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