Image of Giant kelp

Image of Giant kelp

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At the tip of each giant kelp frond is found the apical scimitar blade, the site of the meristem or persistent growth zone. Here the kelp's floats and blades differentiate and split apart as the kelp grows toward the surface of the sea. Depth 3 m.

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