MarLIN Gallery

Brown and yellow-green seaweeds (Ochrophyta) gallery

Isolated growth of <i>Ascophyllum nodosum</i> on rock. Bushy growth of <i>Cystoseira tamariscifolia</i>. Massive growth of <i>Fucus serratus</i>. Dense <i>Fucus vesiculosus</i>.
<i>Himanthalia elongata</i> at low water. <i>Laminaria digitata</i>, oarweed. Clump of <i>Pelvetia canaliculata</i>. <i>Ascophyllum nodosum</i> at high tide with <i>Aurelia aurita</i>, the moon jellyfish.
Exposed sublittoral fringe bedrock with <i>Alaria esculenta</i>, Isles of Scilly. <i>Laminaria hyperborea</i> forest. A close up view of <i>Ascophyllum nodosum</i> ecad <i>mackaii</i>. <i>Ascophyllum nodosum</i> at Noss Mayo, Devon.
A thick bed of <i>Ascophyllum nodosum</i> showing the flotation bladders. <i>Fucus ceranoides</i>. <i>Chorda filum</i>. Wire weed out of water showing 'washing line' appearance.
Detail of frond of <i>Fucus ceranoides</i>. <i>Fucus vesiculosus</i> forma <i>evesiculosus</i> at Jenny's Cove, Lundy Island. Detail of <i>Fucus spiralis</i> fronds. <i>Fucus spiralis</i> on rock.
Buoy line with <i>Saccharina latissima</i>. <i>Saccharina latissima</i> frond. Base of blade and stipe of <i>Saccorhiza polyschides</i>. <i>Fucus vesiculosus</i> (on left) with <i>Ascophyllum nodosum</i>.
<i>Fucus vesiculosus</i> with frost. <i>Himanthalia elongata</i> buttons. <i>Laminaria digitata</i> fronds at low water. <i>Pelvetia canaliculata</i>.
<i>Alaria esculenta</i> on sublittoral fringe rock. Aquaculture of <i>Alaria esculenta</i> on ropes in Ireland. Broad band of <i>Alaria esculenta</i> at Rockall. Early sporophytes of <i>Alaria esculenta</i> growing on female filamentous gametophyte.
Male filamentous gametophyte. Oogonium (egg) on female gametophyte. <i>Alaria esculenta</i> zoospores. <i>Laminaria digitata</i> at low tide.
<i>Laminaria hyperborea</i> from unpolluted site, with epiphytes, (D) and polluted site (E). Close up of a holdfast of <i>Laminaria digitata</i>. <i>Alaria esculenta</i> culture on long-line in Ard Bay, Connamara. Wire weed on a rocky substrate.
<i>Sargassum muticum</i> and sea thong. <i>Sargassum muticum</i> and sea thong. <i>Himanthalia elongata</i> with <i>Sargassum muticum</i> in background. <i>Cladostephus</i> spp.
<i>Cladostephus</i> spp. <i>Bifurcaria bifurcata</i> on exposed shore at Portland Bill, Dorset. <i>Carpomitra costata</i>. <i>Dictyopteris membranacea</i>.
Forest of <i>Laminaria digitata</i>. <i>Halidrys siliquosa</i> in rock pool. Clump of <i>Bifurcaria bifurcata</i>. <i>Carpomitra costata</i> outlined against sea fingers.
<i>Carpomitra costata</i>. <i>Carpomitra costata</i>. <i>Fucus distichus</i> on rocky shore. Thongweed forest.
<i>Sargassum muticum</i> as first discovered at Bembridge, Isle of Wight. <i>Bifurcaria bifurcata</i> in rock pool. Free-living <i>Ascophyllum nodosum mackaii</i> plant amongst upper shore fucoids. <i>Padina pavonica</i>.
<i>Padina pavonica</i>. <i>Fucus serratus</i>. <i>Halidrys siliquosa</i> washed up on a <i>Zostera</i> bed. <i>Himanthalia elongata</i> with <i>Sargassum muticum</i> in background.
<i>Himanthalia elongata</i>, with young reproductive fronds, in rockpool, Wembury. <i>Cystoseira tamariscifolia</i> in rockpool. <i>Cystoseira tamariscifolia</i> Penny weed <i>Zanardinia typus</i>.
<i>Carpomitra costata</i> with dead man's fingers in background. <i>Laminaria ochroleuca</i>. <i>Undaria pinnatifida</i> growing on pontoons at Queen Annes Battery, Plymouth Sound. The sea oak <i>Halidrys siliquosa</i> underwater.
The sea oak <i>Halidrys siliquosa</i> immersed. <i>Ascophyllum nodosum</i> with the epiphyte <i>Polysiphonia lanosa</i>. <i>Undaria pinnatifida</i> washed ashore. <i>Undaria pinnatifida</i> holdfast.
Close up of <I>Sargassum muticum</I> underwater showing air bladders. Beanweed <i>Scytosiphon lomentaria</i>. The oyster thief <i>Colpomenia peregrina</i>. Close up of toothed wrack <i>Fucus serratus</i>.
Oarweed, <i>Laminaria digitata</i>. Channelled wrack, <i>Pelvetia canaliculata</i>. <i>Saccorhiza polyschides</i> on the shore. Stand of <i>Himanthalia elongata</i> at Outer Hope.
Stand of <i>Himanthalia elongata</i>. <i>Bifurcaria bifurcata</i> at Ilfracombe. <i>Dictyopteris membranacea</i> on the south coast of Devon. Stand of <i>Fucus serratus</i> at Bovisand.
<i>Halopteris filicina</i>. <i>Laminaria digitata</i> (foreground) and <i>Laminaria ochroleuca</i> (background) at West Hoe, Plymouth. <i>Laminaria digitata</i> (foreground) and <i>Laminaria ochroleuca</i> (background) at West Hoe, Plymouth. <i>Laminaria hyperborea</i>.
<i>Laminaria hyperborea</i> showing epiphytic growth. Stand of <i>Laminaria ochroleuca</i> at low water. <i>Laminaria ochroleuca</i> holdfast. <i>Saccharina latissima</i> exposed at low tide.
<i>Sargassum muticum</i>, North Devon. <i>Undaria pinnatifida</i> highlighting structure of fronds and holdfast. <i>Carpomitra costata</i> in soft sediment. <i>Saccorhiza polyschides</i> hold to the substrate.
<i>Sargassum muticum</i> at South Milton Sands. <i>Dictyopteris polypodioides</i> off the Island of Sark. <i>Alaria esculenta</i> at the water's edge. <i>Ascophyllum nodosum</i> on the sea shore.
<i>Ascophyllum nodosum</i> with the red seaweed <i>Polysiphonia lanosa</i>. Light brown <i>Ascophyllum nodosum</i> on an intertidal rock. <i>Ascophyllum nodosum</i>  with <i>Fucus serratus</i>. Dark green <i>Ascophyllum nodosum</i>.
<i>Bifurcaria bifurcata</i> in shallow water. Lone <i>Colpomenia peregrina</i> sticking out of the water. Two <i>Colpomenia peregrina</i> specimens in very shallow water. <i>Colpomenia peregrina</i> amongst other intertidal seaweeds.
<i>Colpomenia peregrina</i> with <i>Himanthalia elongata</i>. Bright blue tips of <i>Cystoseira tamariscifolia</i>. <i>Dictyota dichotoma</i> underwater showing its blue edges. <i>Fucus serratus</i> patch on a rocky shore.
Tips of <i>Fucus serratus</i>. Serrated edges of <i>Fucus serratus</i>. <i>Fucus serratus</i> patch. <i>Fucus serratus</i> with <i>Ascophyllum nodosum</i>.
Drooping <i>Fucus spiralis</i> on a rocky shore. Close up view of <i>Fucus spiralis</i>. Bulbous sacs of <i>Fucus spiralis</i>. Small <i>Fucus spiralis</i> specimens hanging under a boulder.
<i>Fucus vesiculosus</i> covering an intertidal rock. <i>Fucus vesiculosus</i> hanging over a large rock. <i>Fucus vesiculosus</i> at low tide. <i>Fucus vesiculosus</i> at low tide on a rock.
<i>Halidrys siliquosa</i> in a small rockpool. <i>Halidrys siliquosa</i> poking through the water of a rockpool. Many dark green <i>Himanthalia elongata</i> buttons. Two olive green <i>Himanthalia elongata</i> buttons.
<i>Himanthalia elongata</i> buttons irregularly distributed on an intertidal rock. Lone <i>Laminaria digitata</i> individual. Close up view of the base of a lone <i>Laminaria digitata</i> individual. <i>Laminaria digitata</i> attached to an exposed rock.
Vast <i>Laminaria digitata</i> patch at low tide. <i>Pelvetia canaliculata</i> at the water's edge. Small <i>Pelvetia canaliculata</i> attached to an intertidal boulder. Small <i>Pelvetia canaliculata</i> in a rock crevice.
<i>Pelvetia canaliculata</i> hanging from a vertical rock face. <i>Saccorhiza polyschides</i> underwater, viewed from above. Close up view of <i>Saccorhiza polyschides</i>. Close up view of <i>Saccorhiza polyschides</i> - Photo 2.
<i>Sargassum muticum</i> in very shallow water. <i>Sargassum muticum</i> on a rocky surface. <i>Dictyota dichotoma</i> facing downwards. The sea cauliflower <i>Leathesia difformis</i> exposed at low tide.
Stand of <i>Chorda filum</i> in Babbacombe Bay, Devon. Underwater view of <i>Laminaria digitata</i>. A stand of sea lace <i>Chorda filum</i> Macro image of <i>Fucus spiralis</i> frond and reproductive bodies.
Furbelows in the shallows. Furbelows in the shallows. <i>Padina pavonica</i> <i>Zanardinia typus</i>
<i>Sargussum muticum</i> in rock pool. Winter holdfast of <i>Saccharina latissima</i> <i>Colpomenia peregrina</i> <i>Fucus distichus</i>
<i>Fucus distichus</i>