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Sugar Kelp The foot, mostly seen by landlubbers washed up onto shore Saccharina latissima,Sugar Kelp,Wester Ross Click/tap to enlarge

Sugar Kelp

The foot, mostly seen by landlubbers washed up onto shore

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''Saccharina latissima'' is a brown algae , of the family Laminariaceae. It is known by the common name sugar kelp, and also sea belt and Devil's apron, due to its shape. It is found in the north east Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean and the Barents Sea south to Galicia in Spain. It is not found in the Bay of Biscay but is common round the coasts of the British Isles. The species is found at sheltered rocky seabeds.

Similar species: Laminariales
Species identified by NattyOne
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Uploaded Sep 14, 2020. Captured Sep 14, 2020 13:18.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/5.0
  • 1/256s
  • ISO1600
  • 60mm