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Poly (red seaweed)

Polysiphonia hendryi var. deliquescens


The alga is colored red because it contains the pigment phycobilin which masks the green chlorophyll. Very flexible and branched with a lacy appearance.


Spotted at low tide at Discovery Park.

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Seattle, Washington, USA

Lat: 47.66, Long: -122.43

Spotted on Apr 22, 2018
Submitted on Apr 28, 2018

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