Codium fragileis commonly referred to as Green algae, sponge seaweed, Green sea fingers, dead man's fingers, green fleece, oyster thief, Sputnik weed, velvet horn. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 50 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Codium fragile, Dead Man's Fingers.Above water at minus tide,Montana de Oro State Park,San Luis Obispo Co., California 2018
This species of the green algae appears nearly blackish in the field until one gets very close. This is a small one, just under 3" (7cm) tall. Larger individuals are less upright, more sprawling. Courtesy of the authorMarlin Harms, California USA Marlin Harms Please visit www.flickr.com for more information.