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Knotted Kelp
This is Bull Kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana) - it dies every winter and washes up, or is eaten.
Species: Nereocystis luetkeana (Bull Kelp)

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Knot Around Anchor
This is Bull Kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana) that has been dislodged from the bottom (you can see the anchor in the lower right hand corner of the frame) and become knotted and then washed into shore. This plant is an annual - it dies every winter.
Species: Nereocystis luetkeana (Bull Kelp)

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Green Knot
The night before was a particularly high tide so things like kelp and old shoes were washed high up the beach.
Species: Nereocystis luetkeana (Bull Kelp)

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Rock Weed
Otherwise known as Fucus gardneri. This is one of the most common seaweeds, found mostly in the high tide areas.
Species: Fucus gardneri (Rock Weed)

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Wave Crashing Over
Wave Crashing Over
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Wave Broken
Wave Broken
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Snails In Sea Lettuce
These snails (which covered the beach) are an introduced species from Japan.
Tags: beach, kelp, snail
Species: Batillaria attramentaria (Japanese false cerith, Mudflat Snail)

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Kelp On Beach
Definitely a sign I need to clean my lenses! The colour ramp on the wet sand is cool.
Tags: beach, kelp

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Sea Sacs
Sea Sacs
Species: Halosaccion glandiforme (Sea Sacs)

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Sand Dollar with Kelp on Top

Qualicum beach is a great sandy beach.  We found a number of Sand Dollars
(or shells) in the beach and sand.

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Shell and Kelp on Beach

This shell caught my eye.

Tags: beach, kelp, shell

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