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    • Egregia menziesii
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    • feather boa kelp

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Recent observations

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What

feather boa kelp Egregia menziesii

Observer

mcduck

Date

February 16, 2008

Description

Found in rocky intertidal.

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What

feather boa kelp Egregia menziesii

Observer

finatic

Date

December 6, 2014 08:42 AM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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What

feather boa kelp Egregia menziesii

Observer

lmendoza

Date

December 6, 2014

Place

Pt. Fermin (Google, OSM)

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feather boa kelp Egregia menziesii

Observer

qli

Date

December 5, 2014

Place

Cabrillo Beach (Google, OSM)

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What

feather boa kelp Egregia menziesii

Observer

temminicki

Date

December 6, 2014 05:00 AM PST

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feather boa kelp Egregia menziesii

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dominic

Date

July 1, 2014

Description

Found with other brown algae.

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What

feather boa kelp Egregia menziesii

Observer

effectivelywild

Date

November 25, 2014 05:05 PM PST

Description

SE facing beach. Sun going down. Low tide.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 16, 2014 04:11 PM NZST

Description

File limpet herbivory on feather boa kelp, washed up on the beach along Crystal Cove. This is the kelp observation. I have entered the limpet observation separately.

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What

feather boa kelp Egregia menziesii

Observer

rebeccafay

Date

November 20, 2014 04:36 PM PST

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What

Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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dpom

Date

November 5, 2014 02:32 PM PST

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What

Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 19, 2014 03:05 PM PDT

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What

feather boa kelp Egregia menziesii

Observer

kueda

Date

October 8, 2014 05:29 PM 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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