Seanet Mid/Low Intertidal

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Zostera marina Linnaeus
Phylum 
Anthophyta, Class Monocotyledonae, Order Alismatales, Family Zosteraceae

Eel grass. Blades >1 m long; 5-6 mm wide.

Abundant, very low intertidal; mostly subtidal in sheltered sites.

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Similar species: Phyllospadix has narrow blades and occurs in wave-exposed locations.

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