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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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sleepypenguin

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April 28, 2016 11:03 AM PDT

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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pliffgrieff

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April 17, 2016 12:51 PM PDT

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juvenile

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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rebeccafay

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April 15, 2016 12:27 PM PDT

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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wendy5

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April 12, 2016

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Masses of Egregia menziesii (Feather Boa Kelp) were growing and visible during the minus tide.

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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bjoelle

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April 11, 2016 09:26 AM PDT

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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dylancomb

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March 31, 2016 03:54 PM PDT

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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benmoran11

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March 31, 2016 04:03 PM PDT

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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sleepypenguin

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March 29, 2016 10:24 AM PDT

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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wendy5

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March 23, 2016

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The first Egregia menziesii (Feather Boa Kelp) I've seen attached to a small rock with a holdfast. These gorgeous kelps get enormous, up to 35' long, in summer.

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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wendy5

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March 23, 2016

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The first Egregia menziesii (Feather Boa Kelp) I've seen in months.

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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sleepypenguin

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March 15, 2016 10:59 AM PDT

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

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sleepypenguin

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March 14, 2016 10:30 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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