Washington State University/Island County Beach Watchers
 

 

Laminated Intertidal Seaweeds and Seagrasses ID Card Set

List of Species Included

A B C D
1 Genus Species (65) common name
2 Green Seaweeds Acrosiphonia sp. Green rope
3 Cladophora columbiana Green tuft
4 Codium fragile Dead man's fingers
5 Codium setchellii Encrusting codium
6 Prasiola sp. Bird guano alga
7 Ulva sp.
8 Ulva lactuca Sea lettuce
9 Ulva formerly Enteromorpha sp. Stringy, hairy, ribbon Ulva
10 Urospora sp. Green barrels
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12 Brown Seaweeds Agarum sp.
13 Alaria marginata Winged kelp
14 Analipus japonicus Bottlebrush seaweed
15 Costaria costata Seersucker
16 Cymathere triplicata Three-ribbed kelp
17 Cystoseira geminata Northern bladder chain
18 Desmarestia ligulata Flattened acid kelp
19 Desmarestia aculeata Witch's hair
20 Desmarestia viridis Green acid kelp
21 Egregia menziesii Geather Boa
22 Fucus distichus Rockweed
23 Fucus spiralis Spiraling rockweed
24 Leathesia difformis Sea cauliflower
25 Macrocystis integrifolia Perennial kelp
26 Melanosiphon intestinalis Twisted sea tubes
27 Nereocystis leutkeana Bull kelp
28 Pelvetiopsis limitata Dwarf rockweed
29 Pterygophora californica Woody-stemmed kelp
30 Ralfsia fungiformis Sea fungus
31 Saccharina latissima Sugar kelp
32 Saccharina setchellii Stiff-stiped kelp
33 Saccharina sessile Sea cabbage
34 Saccharina subsimplex Split kelp
35 Sargassum muticum Wireweed
36 Scytosiphon lomentaria Soda straws
37 Soranthera ulvoidea Studded sea balloons
38
39 Red Seaweeds Callophyllis sp.
40 Chonddracanthus exasperatus Turkish towel
41 Coralline reds
42 Cryptosiphonia woodii Bleached burnett
43 Delesseria decipiens Winged rib
44 Endocladia muricata Sea moss
45 Filamentous reds
46 Halosaccion glandiforme Sea sac
47 Hildenbrandia sp. Rusty rock
48 Hymenena / Cryptopleura sp.
49 Lomentaria hakodatensis Sea tangle
50 Mastocarpus sp. Turkish washcloth
51 Mastocarpus encrusting phase Tar spot
52 Mazzaella splendens Iridescent seaweed
53 Microcladia borealis Coarse sea lace
54 Neorhodomela sp. Black pine
55 Odonthalia sp.
56 Odonthalia washingtoniensis Flattened sea brush
57 Odonthalia floccosa Sea brush
58 Osmundea spectabilis Sea laural
59 Palmaria molis Red ribbon
60 Plocamium sp. Sea comb
61 Prionitis sp. Bleachweed
62 Sarcodiotheca gaudichaudii Sea noodles
63 Sparlingia pertusa Red eyelet silk
64 Seagrass / Cordgrass
65 Phyllospadix scouleri Surfgrass
66 Spartina sp. Invasive cordgrass
67 Zostera marina Eelgrass
68 Zostera japonica Japanese eelgrass