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Colpomenia peregrina

( BOK:Østerstyv ENG:Oyster thief)                  1 photos


Thallus
Photo by: Vivian Husa
Location: Raunefjorden, Hordaland
Photo is showing (categorized): Thallus
Verified by Bergen Seaweed Group
Sampling date: 2007-04-17
Published: 2007-11-27

Colpomenia peregrina is a Pacific species, which has been present in Norway since 1933. The species is distributed along the coast north to Trøndelag. It is a summer alga, which grows in the intertidal and upper subtidal zone. The thallus can be up to 20 cm in diameter. Small individuals may be confused with Leathesia difformis.



 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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