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Feather boa kelp

Egregia menziesii


Dark brown in color Feather boa kelp can reach over 5 meters in length. The blades are narrow with a bumpy texture and lined with small blades and pneumatocysts, which provide buoyancy.


Spotted attached to rocks in the intertidal zone at low tide. Tongue Point Marine Sanctuary.


It is native to the coastline of western North America from Alaska to Baja California.

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Washington, USA

Spotted on Apr 20, 2019
Submitted on May 15, 2019

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