Serrated Wrack

Name: Serrated Wrack

Scientific name: Fucus serratus

Category: Marine plants

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About: A common 'wrack' seaweed, grows just above the low water marks on rocky shores. Fronds grow up to 60cm long.

How to identify: A golden brown 'wrack' seaweed, recognised by the strap-like branching fronds with jagged serrated edges.

Where: Common on rocky shores all around our coasts.

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Photograph credit: John Wigham

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