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Recent observations

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What

Rockweed Fucus distichus

Observer

charlie

Date

October 13, 2014 08:14 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fucus gardneri Fucus distichus

Observer

wendy5

Date

September 22, 2014

Description

The rocks are covered in Fucus gardneri or Rockweed at low tide. Here's a closeup of one float taken with a macro lens. It has the same shape as a crab pincer.

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Observer

kestrel

Date

July 13, 2014 06:28 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Rockweed Fucus distichus

Observer

finatic

Date

May 16, 2014 07:07 PM PDT

Description

Humboldt County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Rockweed Fucus distichus

Observer

finatic

Date

May 17, 2014 05:59 PM PDT

Description

Humboldt County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

gbentall

Date

June 16, 2014 08:14 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rockweed Fucus distichus

Observer

msmith89

Date

April 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Rockweed Fucus distichus

Observer

faerthen

Date

May 31, 2014 11:05 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Rockweed Fucus distichus

Observer

finatic

Date

May 14, 2014 06:46 PM PDT

Description

Marin County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Observer

judielaine

Date

May 16, 2014 07:01 AM PDT

Description

Note the longer "leggier" blades on the Fucus distichus. In the second photo, a younger Fucus distichus is on the right.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Rockweed Fucus distichus

Observer

dpom

Date

May 20, 2014 09:49 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

judielaine

Date

May 16, 2014 06:34 AM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Fucus distichus or rockweed is a species of brown alga in the family Fucaceae to be found in the intertidal zones of rocky seashores in the Northern Hemisphere, mostly in rock pools.

No range data available.