A brown seaweed - Fucus distichus - General information
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| Researched by:
|| Refereed by:
||Dr Graham Scott
||Brown and yellow-green seaweeds
| Recorded distribution in Britain and Ireland
||Restricted to northern shores of Scotland and north and west Ireland.
| Habitat information
||Occurs in rock pools and on rock faces in the upper eulittoral at wave exposed locations in Scotland & Ireland.
||A small tufted brown alga. It has narrow fronds without airbladders and short receptacles. The species has a life span of 3 years and grows up to 30 cm long.
This review can be cited as follows:
Nicola White 2007.
A brown seaweed.
Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line].
Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom.
Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/speciesfullreview.php?speciesID=3345>