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Desmarestia ligulata var. ligulata   

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Desmarestia ligulata var. ligulata
Desmarestia ligulata var. ligulata
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0505 2246 (2005-05-28)

Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  May 1983
  • latitude 36.81856   longitude -121.79270   max error distance 26012 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Monterey Bay (Monterey County, California, US)
  • family Desmarestiaceae
  • order Desmarestiales
  • class Phaeophyceae
  • plant community   intertidal/subtidal
  • notes   This alga has a high concentration of sulphuric acid and malic acid; the acids may deter grazers. Also, they discolor the pigments in other algae if they are placed in the same container.. Photographed at 12 m depth.
  • camera   Nikonos
  • photo category: Plant - algae

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