GROWTH FORMS OF CORALLINE ALGAE
by Michael Rasser

Coralline algae are characterized by a explicitly high morphological variability. This site aims to present the main growth form features of coralline algae and sediments formed by them.

1. Small-scaled growth forms refer, for example, to the type of branching and can be relevant for taxonomic identifications. They were recently summarized by Bill Woelkerling. 
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2. Larger-scaled features and sediments refer to features such as rhodoliths or coralline algal reefs. 
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Please have a look at the Palecology / Facies section to read something about the meaning of growth forms. There you can also find WWW-Links in the overview-section.