Kelp Forests of South Africa

Kelp forest as seen from the shore

The importance of kelp forests

Kelp forest as seen from below the surface

Distribution and recent spread

The main algal species in South Africa are Ecklonia maxima and Laminaria pallida

Laminaria pallida
Ecklonia maxima

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Madelein Wolfaardt

Madelein Wolfaardt

Among others I am a photographer, dive professional, ocean conservationist and aspiring writer. Writing from my experiences, I hope to inspire.