Invasive SpeciesDasysiphonia

Dasysiphonia japonica
NOT FOUND by joe_db
2017-11-14
Matinicus
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Field Notes
The seaweed was difficult to break apart. The seaweed did not lay flat on the slide, so the coverslip did not always stay on. .
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
This sample lacks thin filaments with irregular branching.
Photo of my evidence.
Again, this sample lacks thin filaments and irregular branching.
Photo of my evidence.
This sample looks more green than red. It seems to have a lighter side and a darker side
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I did not find it
Scientific name:
Dasysiphonia japonica
Common name:
Dasysiphonia
Sampling method: 
Dock
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 43.828000 °
Longitude: 
W -68.895000 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Coastal - Dock
Trip Information
Name:
Ragged Island
Trip date: 
Tue, 2017-11-14 14:41
Town or city: 
Matinicus
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Ecosystem: 
Coastal
Watershed: 
Eastern Coastal
Time of low tide: 
Tue, 2017-11-14 14:27

Comments

The closest match is the top image, but the branches are polysiphonous all the way to the tips. This is probably Polysiphonia.

Keep up the great work!
Matt Bracken