|Kingdom Plantae | Division Chlorophyta | Order Ulotrichales|
These are the most common green algae on sandy shores. They can be used as animal fodder, and are frequently washed up on the beach.
A related genus with more cylindrical leaf-like structures and attaches firmly to rocks is Enteromorpha (3-5cm wide, varying lengths).
From A Guide to Seashore Life by Dr Leo W H Tan and Peter K L Ng
Published by the Singapore Science Centre and sponsored by BP
@Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and Singapore Science Centre