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Bladder wrack

Observed: 21st November 2009 By: aw5934
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Description:

Frond of wrack with bubbles found around middle shore

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trudy-russell's picture

Hi, this is almost certainly

Hi, this is almost certainly bladder wrack, the other type of wrack that has similar 'bladders' is egg wrack however egg wrack doesn't have a midrib (the line running down the middle of the seaweed) that you can see in your photo.

Trudy Russell
Marine Advisor
Natural England

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