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oyster thief
Colpomenia sinuosa
Colpomenia sinuosa
oyster thief brown macroalgae
Colpomenia sinuosa Scytosiphonaceae
common names
  oyster thief
  sinuous ballweed
accepted scientific name
  Colpomenia sinuosa (Mertens ex Roth) Derbès & Solier
rules for finding collection records
  Colpomenia sinuosa (197)
family name
Image Author: ©2010 Moorea Biocode
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
Image Source
Category: Seaweed
Seaweed Category: Brown Algae
Plant Observed All Year
Found in warm and temperate seas worldwide.

How Likely at this Location (32%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
iNaturalist (64)
Cal Photos (6)
Wikimedia Commons (1)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base