Invasive SpeciesSea potato

Colpomenia peregrina
FOUND by Elmosmussels
Cape Elizabeth
ID Confirmed
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Field Notes
I'm happy because we found the sea potato and its not as cold as I thought it would be. one questions and problems we ran into is because were struggled to find good words to support are evidence. Under the circumstances, there are a lot of noises from people on the beach so that blocks out most of the sound from the other animals. Although, I hear the low murmur of the crashing waves. Currently, it is low tide and freezing. I smell the ocean. I was surprised by what we found because there was so much of what we were looking for. At first, I thought we would have troubling finding the sea potato but I was definitely wrong.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
We think that the photo above is a sea potato because it is a yellow-green color. That classifies as a sea potato.
Photo of my evidence.
we know it the sea potato because we compared the photo with them before us and the one from the identification card. They look alike because it's the features.
Photo of my evidence.
As specified in the Identification card, A sea potato is attached to seaweed. As you can see in the photo the sea potato is connected to seaweed too.
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 43.561175 °
W -70.217571 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Coastal - Rocky intertidal
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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