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Sinuous Ballweed

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Scientific name
Colpomenia sinuosa
Common names
Sinuous Ballweed
Life on the Edge
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Brown Algae
Where to find
Intertidal and subtidal

This unusual light brown alga is found in the intertidal and subtidal zone and is made up of water filled bladders that are soft in texture.

The most common of the globular Brown Algae this species grows intertidally and subtidally, and is more common in warmer months.