This is a reprint edition of 0-565-00992-3 published in 1987.
This volume covers the species attributed to the class Fucophyceae. Each species description incorporates notes on ecology and distribution and many are supported by line illustrations.
Dr Robert Fletcher is a Reader in Marine Environmental Sciences in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Portsmouth. He works at the Institute of Marine Sciences, Portsea Island as an algal taxonomist and is also an authority on marine fouling organisms, alien introductions and marine pollution.