Pelvetia canaliculata, Channelled Wrack

Pelvetia canaliculata, Channelled Wrack

Observation - Pelvetia canaliculata, Channelled Wrack - UK and Ireland. Description: A hardy and well known brown Wrack carpeting the rocks on the upper shore. The frond edges in-roll c

A hardy and well known brown Wrack carpeting the rocks on the upper shore.
The frond edges in-roll creating a channel on the underside to retain moisture and reduce dehydration.
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Information link:
https://www.wildlifetrusts.org/wildlife-explorer/marine/seaweeds-and-seagrass/channelled-wrack
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