Irish Moss, (Chondrus crispus) an edible alga and the source of carrageenan, in the Gulf of Maine. Normally red, it grows yellowish in shallows.


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Irish Moss, (Chondrus crispus) an edible alga and the source of carrageenan, in the Gulf of Maine. Normally red, it grows yellowish in shallows.
Credit to: Andrew J. Martinez / BluePlanetArchive.com

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