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Fucus serratus


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lexID:
3011 
AphiaID:
145546 
Scientific:
Fucus serratus 
German:
Braunalge, Sägetang 
English:
Toothed Wrack 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Chromista (Kingdom) > Ochrophyta (Phylum) > Phaeophyceae (Class) > Fucales (Order) > Fucaceae (Family) > Fucus (Genus) > serratus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Linnaeus, 1753 
Occurrence:
Atlantique Ouest, Mer Baltique, Mer du Nord, Océan Indien 
Size:
20 cm - 80 cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 28°C 
Food:
zooxanthelles/ lumière 
Tank:
~ 100 Liter 
Difficulty:
facile 
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Last edit:
2010-02-05 12:25:53 

Husbandry

Fucus serratus is a seaweed of the north Atlantic Ocean, known as toothed wrack or serrated wrack. [1] It is olive–brown in colour and similar to F. vesiculosus and Fucus spiralis. It grows from a discoid holdfast. The fronds are flat, about 2 cm wide, bifurcating, and up to 1 m long including a short stipe. It branches irregularly dichotomously. The flattened blade has a distinct midrib and is readily distinguished from related taxa by the serrated edge of the fronds. It does not have air vesicles, such as are found in F. vesiculosus, nor is it spirally twisted like F. spiralis.
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Class: Phaeophyceae
Order: Fucales
Family: Fucaceae
Genus: Fucus
Species: F. serratus
Binomial name: Fucus serratus

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