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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753 
AphiaID: 145548

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromista (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarosa (Subkingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterokonta (Infrakingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOchrophyta (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaeista (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnista (Infraphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucistia (Superclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaeophyceae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucales (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucaceae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus Linnaeus, 1753
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus Linnaeus, 1753
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus axillaris f. balticus (C.Agardh) Kjellman, 1880
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus axillaris var. subecostatus J.Agardh, 1868
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus balticus C.Agardh, 1814
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus divaricatus Linnaeus, 1753
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus excisus Forsskål, 1775
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus inflatus Linnaeus, 1753 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus mytili Nienburg, 1932 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. abbreviatus Kjellman, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. acutus Lyngbye, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. angustifolius (C.Agardh) Kjellman, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. angustifrons (Gobi) Kjellman, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. angustifrons Gobi, 1878
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. balticus (C.Agardh) Dannenberg, 1927
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. balticus Levring, 1940
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. crispus Kjellman, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. elongatus Kjellman, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. filiformis (C.Agardh) Kjellman, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. flabellatus Kjellman, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. fluviatilis Kjellman, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. lanceolatus Kjellman, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. latus Kjellman, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. limicola F.S.Collins, 1906
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. nanus (C.Agardh) Kjellman, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. plicatus Kjellman, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. pseudoceranoides (Areschoug) Kleen, 1874
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. racemosus Kjellman, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. robustus Kjellman, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. sphaerocarpus (J.Agardh) Kleen, 1874
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. subecostatus (C.Agardh) Kjellman, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. subfusiformis Kjellman, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. subglobosus Kjellman, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. tenuis Kjellman, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. terminalis Kjellman, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. turgidus (Kjellman) Kjellman, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. turgidus Kjellman, 1883
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. vadorum (Areschoug) Kjellman, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. vadorum (Areschoug) Kleen, 1874
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus pseudoceranoides Areschoug, 1868
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. aestuarii Lami, 1938
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. alternans C.Agardh, 1820
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. angustifolius C.Agardh, 1817
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. balticus (C.Agardh) Areschoug, 1847
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. ceratiformis Wahlenberg, 1826
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. chondriformis J.Agardh, 1836
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. divaricatus (Linnaeus) Goodenough & Woodward, 1797
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. filiformis C.Agardh, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. grandifrons C.Agardh, 1821
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. laterifructus Greville, 1828
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. nanus C.Agardh, 1817
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. rigidus Wahlenberg, 1812
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. rotundatus Kjellman, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. sphaerocarpus J.Agardh, 1872
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. spiralis Farlow, 1881
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. subecostatus C.Agardh, 1817
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalidrys vesiculosus (Linnaeus) Stackhouse, 1809
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVirsodes vesiculosum (Linnaeus) Kuntze (synonym)
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas ad genera relatas cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Stockholm. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblæretang  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgewone zeeëikUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblaaswier  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrockweedUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpopweedUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbladder wrack  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvarech vésiculeuxUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgoémonUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfucus vésiculeux  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgemeiner BlasentangUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlasentang  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormorszczyn pęcherzykowaty  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblåstång  [details]
All child
taxa (67)

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 Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. gracillimus F.S.Collins, 1900
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. compressus Kjellman, 1890
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. foliaceus
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. linearis (Hudson) Kützing, 1849
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. vadorum Areschoug, 1868
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. volubilis Goodenough & Woodward, 1797

Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. mytili (Nienburg) Nienhuis, 1970 (nomen dubium)

Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. abbreviatus Kjellman, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. acutus Lyngbye, 1819 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. angustifolius (C.Agardh) Kjellman, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. angustifrons (Gobi) Kjellman, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. angustifrons Gobi, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. balticus (C.Agardh) Dannenberg, 1927 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. balticus Levring, 1940 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. crispus Kjellman, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. elongatus Kjellman, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. filiformis (C.Agardh) Kjellman, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. flabellatus Kjellman, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. fluviatilis Kjellman, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. lanceolatus Kjellman, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. latus Kjellman, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. limicola F.S.Collins, 1906 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. linearis (Hudson) H.T.Powell, 1957 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. linearis (Hudson) Kützing, 1849
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. nanus (C.Agardh) Kjellman, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. plicatus Kjellman, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. pseudoceranoides (Areschoug) Kleen, 1874 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. racemosus Kjellman, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. robustus Kjellman, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. sphaerocarpus (J.Agardh) Kleen, 1874 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. subecostatus (C.Agardh) Kjellman, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. subfusiformis Kjellman, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. subglobosus Kjellman, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. tenuis Kjellman, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. terminalis Kjellman, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. turgidus (Kjellman) Kjellman, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. turgidus Kjellman, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. vadorum (Areschoug) Kjellman, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. vadorum (Areschoug) Kleen, 1874 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus f. volubilis (Goodenough & Woodward) H.T.Powell, 1963 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. volubilis Goodenough & Woodward, 1797
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus pseudoceranoides Areschoug, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. aestuarii Lami, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. alternans C.Agardh, 1820 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. angustifolius C.Agardh, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. axilaris (J.Agardh) Miranda, 1931 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. volubilis Goodenough & Woodward, 1797
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. axillaris Sauvageau, 1897 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. volubilis Goodenough & Woodward, 1797
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. balticus (C.Agardh) Areschoug, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. ceratiformis Wahlenberg, 1826 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. chondriformis J.Agardh, 1836 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. divaricatus (Linnaeus) Goodenough & Woodward, 1797 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. evesiculosus Cotton, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. linearis (Hudson) Kützing, 1849
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. filiformis C.Agardh, 1819 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. grandifrons C.Agardh, 1821 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. inflatus (Linnaeus) C.Agardh, 1810 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus evanescens C.Agardh, 1820
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. laterifructus Greville, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. limitaneus Montagne, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus spiralis var. limitaneus (Montagne) I.M.Pérez-Ruzafa, 2001
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. longissimus Clemente, 1807 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. volubilis Goodenough & Woodward, 1797
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. lutarius Chauvin ex J.Kickx f., 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. volubilis Goodenough & Woodward, 1797
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. monocystus C.Agardh, 1820 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. volubilis Goodenough & Woodward, 1797
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. muscoides Cotton, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus cottonii M.J.Wynne & Magne, 1991
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. nanus C.Agardh, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. rigidus Wahlenberg, 1812 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. rotundatus Kjellman, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. sphaerocarpus J.Agardh, 1872 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. spiralis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh, 1810 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus spiralis Linnaeus, 1753
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. spiralis Farlow, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. subecostatus C.Agardh, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. tricystus C.Agardh, 1820 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus vesiculosus var. volubilis Goodenough & Woodward, 1797
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEstonian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Baltic Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPolish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostduinkerke [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZeebrugge [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBoulogne, Pointe de la Creche [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBoulogne-sur-Mer [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPointe aux Oies (point) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPointe du Nid de Corbet [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Netherlands
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZeeland [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSas van Goes [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEurope [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBIOTIC 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (15 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1264 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (5024 nucleotides; 784 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:77427 [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet photosynthetic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Ellesmere Island (and into Hudson Bay) to North Carolina [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat exposed to protected coasts and in bays, estuaries and salt marshes [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMorphology Brown colour results from the dominance of the xanthophyll fucoxanthin; this masks the other pigments, Chlorophyll a and c (no chlorophyll b), beta-carotene and other xanthophylls. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction general for group: most brown algae have an alternation of haploid and dioploid generations; The haploid thalli form isogamous, anisogamous or oogamous gametes and the diploid thalli form zoospores by meiosis. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:145548
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=145548 on 2014-07-22
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