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A brown kelp with blades that have 5 parallel ribs running its length. Three ribs project on one side of the blade and 2 ribs on the other. Between the ribs the blade is profusely wrinkled or puckered. This blade was about 2 ft (61 cm) long. It can grow to over 6 ft.
Spotted in a tide pool at Tongue Point.