Invasive SpeciesDasysiphonia

Dasysiphonia japonica
NOT FOUND by suzy_cs
ID Confirmed
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Field Notes
We are looking for Dasysiphonia at Little Bay. I used the lens magnification of 40, 100 and 400. This was a concern because it is killing other species like kelp. I would also say the most challenging part of this is trying to get the microscope and ipad focused.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
As you can see in the photo above this is not Dasysiphonia. Its not Dasysiphonia because it has more than a few cells thick branches and this one above has hundreds. This photo was taken at 400x.
Photo of my evidence.
This is not Dasysiphonia because one it has no axial growth. There is also dichotomous growth on the branches. This photo was taken at 40x.
Photo of my evidence.
This is not Dasysiphonia because it has more than three cell thick stem. The one above has more than three cells thick stem. This photo was taken at 400x.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I did not find it
Scientific name:
Dasysiphonia japonica
Common name:
Sampling method: 
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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N 44.644100 °
W -67.253100 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Coastal - Dock
Trip Information
Little Machias Bay
Trip date: 
Thu, 2017-11-30 14:00
Town or city: 
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Eastern Coastal
Time of low tide: 
Thu, 2017-11-30 14:00


I agree, these images do not show Dasysiphonia.

Thanks for your work on this!
Matt Bracken