Invasive SpeciesDasysiphonia

Dasysiphonia japonica
FOUND by fred_nv
2017-11-14
Vinalhaven
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by go science
Peer reviewed by fred_jrp
Field Notes
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
This is Dasysiphonia because it has an axial growth pattern. Also because of the single celled offshoots and the multi-celled main branch.
Photo of my evidence.
This is Dasysiphonia because it has axial growth and there is a shepherd’s hook at the end.
Photo of my evidence.
The main branch has more than one cell, and the branches coming off of it have only one.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Dasysiphonia japonica
Common name:
Dasysiphonia
Sampling method: 
Bucketscope
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 44.030800 °
Longitude: 
W -68.885200 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Coastal - Dock
Trip Information
Name:
DMR Hurricane Island
Trip date: 
Tue, 2017-11-14 12:00
Town or city: 
Vinalhaven
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Ecosystem: 
Coastal
Watershed: 
Eastern Coastal
Time of low tide: 
Tue, 2017-11-14 14:08

Comments

I especially like the fact that you included pictures of different parts of the seaweed, including the main branch, the smaller branches, and the tips. These made it really easy to confirm your ID.

Keep up the great work!
Matt Bracken