Invasive SpeciesSea potato

Colpomenia peregrina
FOUND by Elmoseagulls
Cape Elizabeth
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by ajay and parker
Peer reviewed by taylor swift and sophie.
Field Notes
I am happy because we found ourselves some potatoes that didn't blend in with the seaweed. some were blending into the sand which was a big problem. I wonder if they are edible. I was surprised that when we found the potatoes we found 10 in one place. I smelled a whole lot of salt and sand.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
one of the reasons we can tell this is a sea potato is because of the feel. it was rubbery and felt like seaweed. obviously you can not tell from a picture but just trust me.
Photo of my evidence.
We could tell that this was a sea potato because it is yellow and it kind of looked like a potato. Also it was almost like in the shape of an oval.
Photo of my evidence.
we know it is not just seaweed and instead a sea potato because although it is similar in color and texture the structure of it is different. seaweed is a long thin rope like thing where a potato is just like a air bubble.
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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N 43.561417 °
W -70.217980 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Coastal - Beach or dune
Trip Information
Kettle Cove
Trip date: 
Thu, 2018-10-25 08:45
Town or city: 
Cape Elizabeth
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Time of low tide: 
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