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Seagrass Laver

Smithora naiadum

Description:

Aka Red fringe - Smithora naiadum is a small red algae that only grows on sea grasses.

Habitat:

Spotted on eelgrass in a tide pool at low tide in the low intertidal zone. Tongue Point Marine Sanctuary.

Notes:

Found along eastern Pacific, Alaska to Baja Mexico.

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Brian38
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Brian38

Washington, USA

Spotted on May 18, 2019
Submitted on May 24, 2019

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