Fucus


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Fucus

[′fyü·kəs]
(botany)
A genus of dichotomously branched brown algae; it is harvested in the kelp industry as a source of algin.
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Gwymon danheddog - Fucus serratus, toothed wrack neu serrated wrack
The first sargasso species, originally attributed to the genus Fucus, were described by Linnaeus (1753) (F.
Maximum activity of nitrate reductase (NR) was recorded in Fucus spp, while poor activity was recorded in Caulerpa seertulariodes.
Fucus (Fucose) vesiculosis is a brownish green seaweed that is in common use in medicines.
Our hypotheses were as follows: (1) The brown alga Fucus vesiculosus is practically the only macrophyte species that can be found in the northern Baltic Sea during winter (Kiirikki, 1996; Kiirikki & Lehvo, 1997).
For the analysis of Baltic seawater samples collected from different regions it is possible to make use of the natural concentrating ability of the brown marine alga Fucus vesiculosus (bladder wrack).
Some common herbs not discussed include Sambucus nigra, Euphrasia officinalis, Scuttellaria lateriflora and Fucus vesiculosus.
Laura also recommends products containing seaweed extracts, like fucus or bladderwrack kelp, which are full of beneficial components like water, minerals, lipids and B vitamins, as well as vitamins A, C, D, E and K.
The most representative seaweed was Fucus seraratus, Fucus spiralis, Ulva lactuca, Laminaria Sp.
Pholids, commonly referred to as gunnels, are eel-like fishes that inhabit the rocky intertidal and subtidal regions of the northern oceans and are often associated with macroalgae, such as Fucus spp.