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A Field Key to the British Brown Seaweeds (Phaeophyta)

Field / Identification GuideIdentification Key

Series: Field Studies Council AIDGAP Guides Volume: 125

By: Sue Hiscock(Author)

48 pages, 22+ b/w line drawings

Field Studies Council (FSC)

Paperback | Dec 1979 [2014 reprint] | #242 | ISBN-13: 9781851531257
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £6.99 $10/€8 approx

About this book

This AIDGAP identification key is designed to allow non-specialists to identify the majority of British macroscopic (larger am 1 cm) brown seaweeds in the field, most to species level where this is possible without a microscope.

Littoral, sublittoral and rare species are all included. A full glossary is appended, and numerous thumbnail sketches a incorporated into the text to help ease-of-use. All plants are fully illustrated and an introductory section describing the ecology of the brown seaweeds will help interpreting patterns of distribution on the seashore.

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