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Recent observations

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2014 03:49 PM PDT

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2014 03:44 PM PDT

Description

Sorry no holdfast attached.

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What

Cystoseira osmundacea Stephanocystis osmundacea

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2014 03:19 PM PDT

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What

Giant Kelp Macrocystis pyrifera

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2014 03:18 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Algae Class Phaeophyceae

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 30, 2014 03:18 PM PDT

Description

Lacy, fine, nearly translucent light brown algae (or possibly seaweed) growing profusely on dock. Clumps 6-12" but hard to tell where one ends and he next one starts because it was so fragile.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2014 09:40 AM PDT

Description

ID as per http://www.beachwatchers.wsu.edu/ezidweb/seaweeds/Pterygophera.htm (Note - they have a typo in the genus name and thus URL!)

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What

Bull Kelp Nereocystis luetkeana

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2014 08:56 AM PDT

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2014 09:17 AM PDT

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2014 08:48 AM PDT

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What

Sea Palm Postelsia palmaeformis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2014 08:42 AM PDT

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What

Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2014 07:40 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

dremsen

Date

August 26, 2014 02:05 PM EDT

Description

Stray piece of Sargassum in Hadley Harbor

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Description from Wikipedia

Ochrophyta is a group of mostly photosynthetic heterokonts. It is divided into two subphyla, Phaeista (comprising Hypogyristea and Chrysista) and Khakista (comprising Bolidomonas and diatoms).

No range data available.