Invasive SpeciesDasysiphonia

Dasysiphonia japonica
NOT FOUND by suzy_eab
2017-11-30
Jonesport
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Field Notes
When doing Shabbit I only had one class to make slides and get pictures so the challenges was getting pictures and making the slides. When I made the slides I got excited about the first one because I thought it was Dasysiphonia but it wasn´t. Why I studied this site was because it is near Canada.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
When examining this algae I noticed that it looked like Dasysiphonia until I saw the main branch and that's when I knew it wasn't Dasysiphonia. 400x magnification
Photo of my evidence.
Its definitely not Dasysiphonia because it doesn´t have single celled areas and it does not branch off like Dasysiphonia. 400x magnification
Photo of my evidence.
While examining this piece of algae I noticed it looked like a leaf and doesn't have single cells. Also it does not branch off like Dasysiphonia. 400x 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: 
Dock
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 44.506800 °
Longitude: 
W -67.686300 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Coastal - Dock
Trip Information
Name:
Shabbit
Trip date: 
Thu, 2017-11-30 14:00
Town or city: 
Jonesport
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Ecosystem: 
Coastal
Watershed: 
Eastern Coastal
Time of low tide: 
Thu, 2017-11-30 14:02

Comments

The first image is lovely, but it doesn't show the correct pattern of cellular construction. The last image is probably a hydroid (animal).

Thanks for your work on this!
Matt Bracken