BIOTIC Species Information for Fucus spiralis
Researched byNicola White Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byDr Graham Scott
Scientific nameFucus spiralis Common nameSpiral wrack
MCS CodeZR383 Recent SynonymsNone

PhylumChromophycota Subphylum
Superclass ClassPhaeophyceae
Subclass OrderFucales
Suborder FamilyFucaceae
GenusFucus Speciesspiralis

Additional InformationA number of discrete forms of this species have been recorded. In the UK, a diminutive form Fucus spiralis nanus is relatively common.
Taxonomy References Howson & Picton, 1997, Fish & Fish, 1996, Anderson & Scott, 1998, Scott et al., 2000,
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