CA at 10 m depth on 15 October 2011; (c) bull kelp
(Nereocystis luetkeana; white arrow) from Castle Rock San Clemente Island, CA at 23 m depth on 21 December 2012; (d) aggregated nipple sponge (Polymastia pacifica) from Long Point, Palos Verdes.
Below Ucluelet's boxy little lighthouse are heaps of bull kelp
fronds, wrenched from their foundations and left on the rocks at high tide--speaking to even mightier seas.
While many members of the family are microscopic and colonial, they include some of the biggest plants known such as Bull Kelp
(Laminaria) much loved by sea-otters.
Several plant and animal species are named after d'Urville, as well as two genera--a bull kelp
and sea slug.
At one point, Erlandson stops the kayak, hauls a massive, ropey specimen of bull kelp
onto his lap and takes a bite.
The "bricks" were dried seaweed and the folded "leather" was bull kelp
, leaves harvested from the sea, dried, folded into squares and tied together with the stems, Christmas gifts from Neptune.
"Our data does not show the presence of Fukushima radioisotopes in West Coast Giant Kelp or Bull Kelp
," Steven Manley, one of the researchers, said.
They compiled a list of the most promising seaweeds, including a brown sea kelp known as "tangle" or "cuvie", bladderwrack, and bull kelp
The tea service brings together the materials common for water holding to each culture: porcelain in Britain and bull kelp
in Tasmania, representing the beginnings of a hybrid culture.
The book consists of five detailed chapters on ecosystem-based management of marine microalgae and the bull kelp
Nereocystis leutkeana, the ecology and management of temperate mangroves, the exploitation and conservation of precious corals, the biology of vestimentiferan tubeworms, and historical reconstruction of human-induced changes in US estuaries.
The roles of size and shape in determining wave forces on the bull kelp
Proof of their wanderings is on the walls - along with a bevy of nudes, huge paintings of mountains in the Yukon, bull kelp
seaweed from New Zealand and wonderfully characterful Mexican chaps, looking like extras from a spaghetti western, but the real McCoy.