Devil’s tongue weed

September 1st, 2010

The evocatively named devil’s tongue weed Grateloupia turuturu has been spotted in rockpools at Wembury beach in Devon. This non-native species hails from the Pacific Ocean and appears in the new Identification guide for selected marine non-native species.

Devil's tongue weed Grateloupia turuturu

Photo: Ignacio Barbara

Copies of the guide are available from MarLIN. Please see http://www.marlin.ac.uk/idguides.php

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