Colpomenia peregrinaSauvageau

Østerstyv in Norwegian Bokmål
Oyster thief in English


The species Colpomenia peregrina belongs to:


Photos of Colpomenia peregrina (1):

1 of 1: Thallus

Photo of Colpomenia peregrina
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. Photo: © Vivian HusaTerms of use