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(Seaweeds) (differentiated, multicellular, marine algae)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Informal)

PHAEOPHYCEAE Kjellman, 1891 (brown seaweeds)
ECTOCARPALES (an order of brown seaweeds), eg: Pylaiella littoralis (a brown seaweed) - Close-up FUCALES (an order of wracks), eg: Pelvetia canaliculata (Channelled Wrack) - Thallus LAMINARIALES (an order of brown seaweeds), eg: Laminaria digitata (Tangle, Oarweed) - Thalli partially exposed at low tide RALFSIALES (an order of brown seaweeds), eg: Unidentified Ralfsia (Unidentified A Genus Of Encrusting Brown Seaweeds) - Close-up SCYTOSIPHONALES (an order of chromists), eg: Colpomenia peregrina (Oyster Thief, Oysterthief) - Growing on rocks SPHACELARIALES (an order of brown seaweeds), eg: Stypocaulon scoparium (a brown seaweed) - Frond tips - close-up TILOPTERIDALES (an order of brown seaweeds), eg: Saccorhiza polyschides (Furbelows) - Thallus
Species 20 subtaxa 17 ident refs
RHODOPHYTA Wettstein, 1901 (red seaweeds)
BANGIOPHYCEAE (a class of red seaweeds), eg: Unidentified Porphyra (Unidentified Purple Lavers) - In situ FLORIDEOPHYCEAE (a class of red seaweeds), eg: Calliblepharis jubata (Lance-shaped Eyelash Weed) - Plant
Unidentified 34 subtaxa 38 ident refs
ULVOPHYCEAE K.R. Mattox & K.D. Stewart, 1978 (a class of green algae)
BRYOPSIDALES (an order of green algae), eg: Unidentified Codium (Unidentified A Genus Of Coenocytic Green Seaweeds) - In shallow water CLADOPHORALES (an order of green algae and seaweeds), eg: Cladophora laetevirens (a green seaweed) - Thallus TRENTEPOHLIALES (an order of green algae), eg: Trentepohlia abietina (a green alga) - Filaments ULOTRICHALES (an order of green algae), eg: Acrosiphonia arcta (a green seaweed) - Thallus ULVALES (an order of green seaweeds), eg: Ulva lactuca (Sea Lettuce) - Thallus
Unidentified 18 subtaxa 3 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

British Isles Seaweed Images: http://www.weedseen.co.uk/ British Isles Seaweed Images
The Marine Life Information Network for Britain and Ireland (MarLIN): http://www.marlin.ac.uk/gallerycategory.php?gcatid=8 The Marine Life Information Network for Britain and Ireland (MarLIN)
Brightman, F.H. & Nicholson, B.E., 1966 The Oxford Book of Flowerless Plants
Bunker, F., Brodie, J., Maggs, C. & Bunker, A., 2010 Seasearch Guide to Seaweeds of Britain and Ireland
Dickinson, C.I., 1963 British Seaweeds
Fish, J.D. & Fish, S., 2011 A Student's Guide to the Seashore
Gibson, R., Hextall, B. & Rogers, A., 2001 Photographic Guide to the Sea & Shore Life of Britain & North-west Europe
Biodiversity des algues marines et de la fauna marine des cotes francaises: Manche et Atlantique: http://www.marevita.org/index.php?option=accueil Biodiversity des algues marines et de la fauna marine des cotes francaises: Manche et Atlantique
algaebase: http://www.algaebase.org algaebase
Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland: http://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/ Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland
Trewella, S. & Hatcher, J., 2015 The Essential Guide to Beachcombing and the Strandline
Wells, E., 2009 A Field Guide to the British Seaweeds
Wood, C., 2007 Seasearch Observer's Guide to Marine Life of Britain and Ireland

Brown Seaweeds

Hiscock, S., 1979 A Field Key to the British Brown Seaweeds

Green Seaweeds

Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (eds), 2007 Green Seaweeds of Britain and Ireland

Red Seaweeds

Hiscock, S., 1986 A Field Key to the British Red Seaweeds

(Seaweeds) may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 153 feeding and other relationships of (Seaweeds) (differentiated, multicellular, marine algae)

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