Seanet Mid/Low Intertidal

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Egregia menziesii (Turner) Areschoug
Phylum Ochrophyta, Class Phaeophyceae, Order Laminariales, Family Alariaceae

Long straplike thallus 2 cm wide with numerous proliferous blades and small gas-filled floats along opposite edges.

Abundant, low intertidal zone to subtidal, exposed & protected outer coast.

Geo Range: Alaska to Baja
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Image:
Mazzaella flaccida (top rt., lower left), erect corallines (pink)

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