Bifurcaria bifurcata is a southern species found on the Atlantic coast of France, Spain and Portugal and extending to the south and west coasts. Bifurcaria bifurcata , Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: ?p=taxdetails&id= on . Bifurcaria bifurcata. No image available for this species; drawing shows typical species in this Family. Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL .

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Cylindrical fronds, unbranched near base then branched dichotomously but generally with different sizes which gives a typical zigzag aspect. Inconspicuous, simple air vesicles occasionally found at the base of the receptacles.

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Bifurcaria bifurcata at Ilfracombe. Emerald Isle Organic Irish Seaweed. Manx Biological Recording Partnership, National Trust Species Records. Bifurcaria bifurcata in rock pool. Liberation of oogonia in Bifurcaria and other members of the Fucaceae.

Frond cylindrical, unbranched near base then bivurcata dichotomously. Food and Bioprocess Technology 9 3: Scottish National Heritage Hiscock, S. The type species of Bifurcaria Stackhouse. Bifurcaria bifurcata A brown seaweed.

British Phycological Society Hiscock, K. Editions de la Station Biologique de Roscoff.


Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. The information is from the Literature database. Bifurcaria bifurcata on exposed shore at Portland Bill, Dorset. Summary Description Up to 50 cm in length.

Further south on open rock at low water, sometimes zone-forming. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science Brown and red seaweeds as potential sources of antioxidant nutraceuticals.

Seasonal variations in the chemical composition of Bifurcaria bifurcata Cystoseiraceae. Guiry unless otherwise stated and bifurfaria rights are strictly reserved. Type information Type locality: Ascophyllum nodosum, Fucus vesiculosus and Bifurcaria bifurcata.

Status of name This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

MarLIN – The Marine Life Information Network – A brown seaweed (Bifurcaria bifurcata)

Populations persisting in poold for many years. Up to 30 cm in length. Most common in limestone areas, and associated with the Black Sea Urchin, Paracentrotus lividus and the coralline alga Lithophyllum incrustans. Antiprotozoal Activities of Organic Extracts from S hydroxygeranylgeraniol-derived furanoditerpenes from Bifurcaria bifurcata. Isle of Man historical wildlife records to Clump of Bifurcaria bifurcata. Notes on the attachment of zygotes and germlings of Bifurcaria bifurcata Ross Phaeophyceae, Fucales Note.

Spatiotemporal variations of diterpene production in the brown macroalga Bifurcaria bifurcata from the western coasts of Brittany France. Proximate composition and nutritional value of three macroalgae: Investigacion Pesquera 47 3: Further information sources Search on: There have been page loads since 1 January on 31 December Fronds tough, cylindrical, smooth, narrowly forked from about half way up the thallus.


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Screening of antibacterial activity in marine green and brown macroalgae Comparison of the frondose Sargassum bifurccaria Yendo Fensholt and the cylindrical Bifurcaria bifurcata R. Field Studies51- A family business producing seaweed as supplements, cooking, gardening and bath products.

Epilithic in intertidal tide pools, occasionally exposed at low tide and extending into the shallow subtidal. Permissions beyond the scope of this license are available here.

It also forms a low water zone in some locations in south-west England and west Ireland. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh,