Cabrillo Field Notes

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Cabrillo National Monument protects a unique and diverse landscape thriving with life. Follow our science teams into the field and discover the stories of our park’s natural resources and beyond.

Creature Feature: Dead Man’s Fingers (Codium fragile)

November 27, 2017 Posted by: Alex Warneke

In your last visit to the tidepools, did you come across a specimen that looked like green fingers? This unique seaweed, known as Dead Man’s Fingers or Codium fragile, has a weird appearance and feels fuzzy- learn more in this edition of Creature Feature.


Last updated: November 4, 2016

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