Invasive SpeciesDead man's fingers

Codium fragile
FOUND by Elmoslobsters
2018-10-25
Cape Elizabeth
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Field Notes
We hear, smell and see the ocean and tons of seaweed. We are surprised because there were a ton of sea potato. Problems we ran into was we keep seeing the wrong seaweed
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
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It has Y's on the end and in strips of two on each like branch. Regular seaweed has long thin strips and none of them are attached
Photo of my evidence.
Spongey and easy to squeeze. Unlike seaweed where it is thin and when torn in half, it has little clear-ish white strings attached to it, this is easily torn and has no remains
Photo of my evidence.
It is very fragile, fuzzy. Compared to regular seaweed it has round edges not flat and it also is 3D where the other is like 2d or thin paper.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
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Scientific name:
Codium fragile
Common name:
Dead man's fingers
Sampling method: 
Just looking around
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 43.561175 °
Longitude: 
W -70.217571 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Coastal - Rocky intertidal
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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