Five members of the Ceramiales (Rhodophyta) are recorded from 60 m at the shelf break off North Carolina. These include two taxa previously reported from shallow waters in N.C., Antithamnion cruciatum (C. Agardh) Naegeli v. radicans (J. Agardh) Collins and Hervey and Callithamnion
byssoides Arnott in Hooker, one plant not previously reported from this area, Heterosiphonia wurdemanni (Bailey ex Harvey) Falkenberg v. laxa Børgesen, and two new species, Branchioglossum prostratum sp. nov. and Membranoptera subtropica sp. nov. This
is the first report of the genus Branchioglossum from the Atlantic Ocean.
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