Light green, sheet like, delicate, translucent.
Size 10 – 25 cm grows all year.
The Sea Lettuce can be found on rock and in the lower shore pools at low tide.
Green to dark green in colour, this species in the Chlorophyta is formed of two layers of cells irregularly arranged, as seen in cross-section.
The sea lettuce is high in protein, minerals, fibre, vitamins A,B,C and especially iron.
Can be used in soups, salads, stir fry and cooking with bread.