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Nailbrush seaweed

Endocladia muricata


Nailbrush seaweed is a short, compact brown marine alga. The seaweed can grow in higher intertidal zone as seen in pic 3. One of the great things about this seaweed is its ability to grow in places where other seaweeds struggle, providing refuge for sea creatures like sea snails.


Spotted on a sandstone outcrop that extended into the intertidal zone, where the seaweed was at.

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Washington, USA

Spotted on Apr 20, 2019
Submitted on May 12, 2019

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