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Wrack (seaweed)

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Wrack is part of the common names of several species of seaweed in the family Fucaceae. [1]

15 relations: Ascophyllum, Fucaceae, Fucus, Fucus serratus, Fucus spiralis, Fucus vesiculosus, Manure, Pelvetia, Posidonia australis, Potash, Seagrass, Seaweed, Wrack zone, ZooKeys, Zostera.


Ascophyllum nodosum is a large, common brown alga (Phaeophyceae) in the family Fucaceae, being the only species in the genus Ascophyllum.

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The Fucaceae are a family of brown algae, containing six genera.

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Fucus is a genus of brown algae found in the intertidal zones of rocky seashores almost throughout the world.

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Fucus serratus

Fucus serratus is a seaweed of the north Atlantic Ocean, known as toothed wrack or serrated wrack.

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Fucus spiralis

Fucus spiralis is a species of seaweed, a brown alga (Heterokontophyta, Phaeophyceae), living on the littoral shore of the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America.

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Fucus vesiculosus

Fucus vesiculosus, known by the common name bladder wrack or bladderwrack, is a seaweed found on the coasts of the North Sea, the western Baltic Sea, and the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, also known by the common names black tang, rockweed, bladder fucus, sea oak, black tany, cut weed, dyers fucus, red fucus, and rock wrack.

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Manure is organic matter, mostly derived from animal feces except in the case of green manure, which can be used as organic fertilizer in agriculture.

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Pelvetia canaliculata, channelled wrack, is a very common brown alga (Phaeophyceae) found on the rocks of the upper shores of Europe. It is the only species remaining in the monotypic genus Pelvetia. In 1999, the other members of this genus were reclassified as Silvetia due to differences of oogonium structure and of nucleic acid sequences of the rDNA.

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Posidonia australis

Posidonia australis is a species of seagrass that occurs in the southern waters of Australia.

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Potash is some of various mined and manufactured salts that contain potassium in water-soluble form.

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Seagrasses are flowering plants (angiosperms) belonging to four families (Posidoniaceae, Zosteraceae, Hydrocharitaceae and Cymodoceaceae), all in the order Alismatales (in the class of monocotyledons), which grow in marine, fully saline environments.

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Seaweed or macroalgae refers to several species of macroscopic, multicellular, marine algae.

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Wrack zone

The wrack zone or "wrack line" is a coastal feature where organic material (e.g kelp, seagrass, shells) and other debris is deposited at high tide.

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ZooKeys is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal covering zoological taxonomy, phylogeny, and biogeography.

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Zostera is a small genus of widely distributed seagrasses, commonly called marine eelgrass or simply eelgrass.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wrack_(seaweed)

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