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Thong Weed Himanthalia elongata. Length to 1m. Slender yellowish-brown seaweed. Grows attached to rocks on the lower shore, on rather sheltered coasts. FROND is strap-like are rather narrow (less than 1cm across); grows from centre of tough button-like structure attached to rock. STATUS Widespread and locally in W and N Britain; absent from most of SE.
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Thong Weed Himanthalia elongata. Length to 1m. Slender yellowish-brown seaweed. Grows attached to rocks on the lower shore, on rather sheltered coasts. FROND is strap-like are rather narrow (less than 1cm across); grows from centre of tough button-like structure attached to rock. STATUS Widespread and locally in W and N Britain; absent from most of SE.

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Date: 13 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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