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oyster thief
Colpomenia sinuosa
oyster thief brown macroalgae
Colpomenia sinuosa Scytosiphonaceae
common names
  oyster thief
  sinuous ballweed
accepted scientific name
  Colpomenia sinuosa
rules for finding collection records
  Colpomenia sinuosa (198)
family name
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Category: Seaweed
Seaweed Category: Brown Algae
Plant Observed All Year
Found in warm and temperate seas worldwide.

How Likely at this Location (48%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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where plant found
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grid lines base