Wednesday, June 25, 2008

What is it? No. 13

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3 comments:

  1. I still don't know what it is! Weird, seaweed caramel? An errant blob of sea snot?

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  2. It's Nereocystis luetkeana, a kind of kelp.

    Nereocystis means "mermaid's bladder," which is kind of funny. The bladder is full of carbon monoxide, which helps the plant float above its long anchor.

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