BIOTIC Species Information for Fucus serratus
Researched byAngus Jackson Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byDr Graham Scott
Scientific nameFucus serratus Common nameToothed wrack
MCS CodeZR382 Recent SynonymsNone

PhylumChromophycota Subphylum
Superclass ClassPhaeophyceae
Subclass OrderFucales
Suborder FamilyFucaceae
GenusFucus Speciesserratus

Additional InformationAlso known as serrated or saw wrack. Ripe male plants can be distinguished by their orange colour.
Taxonomy References Howson & Picton, 1997, Hayward et al., 1996, Dickinson, 1963, Williams, 1996, Knight & Parke, 1950,
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