Seanet Mid/Low Intertidal

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Laminaria setchellii  P.C. Silva
Phylum 
Ochrophyta, Class Phaeophyceae, Order Fucales, Family Laminariaceae

Thallus with single stiff cylindrical stipe to 50 cm tall; stipe flattens at top and spreads into a single, deeply divided blade which is smooth and rubbery in texture.

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

Geo Range: Bering Strait to northern Baja
Synonyms: Laminaria dentigera
Similar species:
Pterygophora and Eisenia are subtidal.

Image: Egregia across top & far right top.

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