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Pterygophora californica; Wing Bearing Alga   

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Pterygophora californica
Pterygophora californica
Wing Bearing Alga
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0505 2248 (2005-05-28)

Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Aug 1983
  • latitude 36.54630   longitude -121.93121   max error distance 2866 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Carmel Bay (Monterey County, California, US)
  • family Alariaceae
  • order Laminariales
  • class Phaeophyceae
  • notes   This subtidal view shows the alga's terminal blade located at the end of a long stipe. The alga can form an understory canopy beneath that of giant kelp.
  • camera   Nikon in Oceanic housing
  • photo category: Plant - algae

  • common names   Wing Bearing Alga (photographer)
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