Durvillaea willana

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Durvillaea willana is a kelp species. It is similar to D. antarctica but is found in more sheltered coasts. D. willana has smaller blades than D. antarctica and is usually found lower on the shoreline because its tolerance of wave action is not as great as D. antarctica (Bradstock, 1989). D. willana has no common name in New Zealand, however is usually mistaken for bull kelp, Durvillaea antarctica. D. willana stipes are thick and long. Off...

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