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    • Egregia menziesii
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    • feather boa kelp

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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dpom

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September 21, 2014

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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dpom

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September 11, 2014

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feather boa kelp Egregia menziesii

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anudibranchmom

Date

September 7, 2014 11:10 AM PDT

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wendy5

Date

September 7, 2014

Description

Here's the queen of kelps, Egregia menziesii or Feather Boa Kelp, found in the lower intertidal zone attached to a large rock. The fronds are 6-8' long and the floats over an inch long. It's hard to capture the beauty of this kelp in a photo.

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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anudibranchmom

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August 27, 2014 07:40 AM PDT

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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dpom

Date

August 27, 2014

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feather boa kelp (Egregia menziesii) Egregia menziesii

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jolson2018

Date

August 21, 2014 10:29 AM PDT

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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jmaughn

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August 19, 2014

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feather boa kelp Egregia menziesii

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gbentall

Date

July 22, 2014 09:44 AM PDT

Description

growing on pier pilings with Macrocystis

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ivanparr

Date

July 13, 2014

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feather boa kelp Egregia menziesii

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loarie

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July 13, 2014 07:28 AM PDT

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feather boa kelp Egregia menziesii

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rebeccafay

Date

July 13, 2014 06:37 AM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Egregia menziesii is a species of kelp known commonly as feather boa kelp. It is native to the coastline of western North America from Alaska to Baja California, where it is a common kelp of the intertidal zone. It is dark brown in color, shiny and bumpy in texture, and may reach over five meters long. It grows a branching stipe from a thick holdfast. It bears long, flat, straplike fronds lined with small blades each...

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