Curly Fishing Line

Curly Fishing Line (Chaetomorpha)

Curly Fishing Line


Pick curly fishing line and shake other plants off leaving a little thread behind to re-grow.


Wrap plant in a leaf or refrigerate in a plastic bag.


  • •Wash plant well before use.
  • •Normally eaten fresh in salads or salted.
  • (Novaczek, 2001)

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Curly Fishing Line

Curly fishing line is an unbranched thread that curlsaround itself and other plants, stone, or shell. It is bright or dark green in color. Curly fishing line can be found free floating or entangled with other plants on shallow reef flats closer to low tides (Novaczek, 2001).

Traditional Names
  • Palauan – char