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Sea thong

Observed: 25th August 2013 By: dejayM
Biological Recording In ScotlandHighland Biological Recording GroupOrkney Biodiversity Records Centre
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mottled
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Description:

Hopefully making amends - see http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/342025
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The tagliatelle of the sea; strap like, flattened and branched.
Second picture shows the similar Mermaid's Tresses (Chorda filum) underneath - thinner, longer and pretty hairy in the water.
Picture 3 shows H.elongata's typical appearance out of the water.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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perfect!

perfect!

Trudy Russell
Marine Advisor
Natural England

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