Invasive SpeciesDasysiphonia

Dasysiphonia japonica
NOT FOUND by suzy_dh
2017-11-30
Machias
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Field Notes
Making the slides got hard sometimes due to the air bubbles. Overall the hope of being the person to find dasysiphonia.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
There are no shepards hooks on the algae. Shepard hooks are a major feature of Dasysiphonia. Picture is at magnification 40x
Photo of my evidence.
This algae is multiple cells thick, unlike most Dasysiphonia that is only one cell thick. 100x magnification.
Photo of my evidence.
This photo also shows that that this is not Dasysiphonia, because the stalks are all going off in the same direction, unlike most Dasysiphonia. 40x magnification
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: 
Bucketscope
Dock
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 44.644100 °
Longitude: 
W -67.253100 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Coastal - Dock
Trip Information
Name:
Little Machias Bay
Trip date: 
Thu, 2017-11-30 14:00
Town or city: 
Machias
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Ecosystem: 
Coastal
Watershed: 
Eastern Coastal
Time of low tide: 
Thu, 2017-11-30 14:00

Comments

This seaweed doesn't have the right construction to be Dasysiphonia, but it is definitely beautiful.

Best,
Matt Bracken