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kelpviewGeneral Kelp
Kelp are large seaweeds (algae). This feature contains all observations of kelp where the species was not recorded.
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kelpviewFeather Boa Kelp
Feather boa kelp (Egregia menziesii) is a lower intertidal to subtidal kelp, which grows on rocks in harsh, wave stress environments.
yes
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kelpviewGiant Kelp Beds (points)
Giant kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) is a canopy forming kelp. It is a perennial species and occurs in extensive stands, or kelp forests, providing habitat for other marine flora and fauna. This feature includes records previously identified as giant perennial kelp and/or Macrocystis integrifolia.
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yes
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kelpviewGiant Kelp Beds (polygons)
Giant Kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) is perennial and beds are generally found in semi-protected areas as well as some semi-exposed areas. It is not found in areas of warm water with low salinity.  This feature includes records previously identified as Macrocystis integrifolia.
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yes
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kelpviewGiant Kelp Bioband
Giant Kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) is perennial and beds are generally found in semi-protected areas as well as some semi-exposed areas. It is not found in areas of warm water with low salinity. This data layer was developed from the BC Shorezone Mapping system.
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yes
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kelpviewBull Kelp Beds (polygons)
Bull kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana) is an annual which forms large kelp forests. Its habitat is generally in subtidal water, to about 17 metres.
yes
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kelpviewBull Kelp Bioband
Bull kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana) is an annual that relies on seabed perturbation to provide opportunity for colonization. Bull kelp is not found in areas that are too sheltered nor too exposed. Its habitat is generally in deeper water. This data layer was developed from the BC Shorezone Mapping system.
yes
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kelpviewBull Kelp Beds (points)
Bull kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana) is an annual which forms large kelp forests. Its habitat is generally in subtidal water, to about 17 metres.
yes
from an external site