Invasive SpeciesSea potato

Colpomenia peregrina
FOUND by Elmosclams
2018-10-25
Cape Elizabeth
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by Ellis
Peer reviewed by LUKE
Field Notes
When we got there the crisp morning air was blowing in everyone faces. we could hear the crashing waves and smell the salty air. We walked down the shoreline just looking around for some sea potatoes. At first, we didn't know what sea potatoes were, we looked at the helpful ID card. after that, we provided to find 10+ sea potatoes. it was pretty easy to find sea potatoes along the shoreline.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
Our first piece of evidence. we found it because, it said on ID card that I could be found floating in shallow water. The Same as on the ID card we found many floating in shallow water. As we walked down the sandy shores.
Photo of my evidence.
Our second piece of evidence is. The average sea potato we found was about 5 cm. The one shown on the ID card was about said that it would be between 3-7 cm so what we found matches.
Photo of my evidence.
Our last piece of evidence to show we found it. we found it because when we looked at the ID card the color was brown, yellow, and tan mix. when we examined our sea potatoes they matched the color description shown,
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Colpomenia peregrina
Common name:
Sea potato
Sampling method: 
Just looking around
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 43.561119 °
Longitude: 
W -70.217599 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Coastal - Beach or dune
Trip Information
Name:
Kettle Cove
Trip date: 
Thu, 2018-10-25 08:45
Town or city: 
Cape Elizabeth
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Ecosystem: 
Coastal
Watershed: 
Presumpscot
Time of low tide: 
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