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Colpomenia peregrina
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Oyster Thief
Bladder Weed

Chromalveolata
Phaeophyceae (Brown Algae)
Scytosiphonales
Family: Scytosiphonaceae
Sheep's Head shoreline
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From Wikipedia:

"Colpomenia peregrina, sometimes referred to by its vernacular names Oyster Thief and Bladder Weed is a brown seaweed not native to the British Isles, but recorded in Ireland since 1934. It appears to have been introduced from the Pacific and was first noticed in Europe in 1906 on oyster beds."

Thanks to David Fenwick for confirming this - and for having a website that allowed me to tentatively ID it.
See:
A photo flora of the Devon and Cornwall peninsula
16 May 2016
Category: Wild-growing plants and fungi of the British Isles
 
 


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Photographer: J R Crellin

About the picture:
NIKON D750
16/05/2016 14:01:31
1/200 sec - F/18
Focal Length: 85mm
Lens: 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 G VR
Sensitivity: ISO 400
Exp. compensation: -0.7 EV
Depth of field: 0.04 m (0.54 - 0.58 m)
Light value: 14.0



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