Bifurcaria bifurcata is a southern species found on the Atlantic coast of France, Spain and Portugal and extending to the south and west coasts. Bifurcaria bifurcata , Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: ?p=taxdetails&id= on . Bifurcaria bifurcata. No image available for this species; drawing shows typical species in this Family. Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL .

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Bifurcaria is a particular feature of the Burren in Co. Algaebase is sponsored by: Guiry – Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Bifurcaria bifurcata in shallow water. In Britain and Ireland mostly found in pools at about MTL, occasionally at low water on wave-washed ledges. Unlike the other fucoids, Bifurcaria bifurcata has no disc-like holdfast.

Olive-yellow in colour, but much darker when dry. Further information sources Search bifurcarria Bifurcaria bifurcata at Ilfracombe.

Also known as Bifurcaria rotunda Gifurcaria Papenfuss and B. Cytotoxic and antitumor activity – A linear cytotoxic diterpene bifurcadiol was isolated from the brown alga Bifurcaria bifurcata by Guardia et al.

A family business producing seaweed as supplements, cooking, gardening and bath products. Summary Description Up to 50 cm in length. Holdfast expanded and knobbly.

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MarLIN – The Marine Life Information Network – A brown seaweed (Bifurcaria bifurcata)

Up to 30 cm in length. It also forms a low water zone in some locations in south-west England and west Ireland.

Further south on open rock at low water, sometimes zone-forming. Brown and red seaweeds as potential sources of antioxidant nutraceuticals.

Most common in limestone areas, and associated with the Black Sea Urchin, Paracentrotus lividus and the coralline alga Lithophyllum incrustans.

Antheridial conceptacles usually above and oggonial conceptacles below. Permissions beyond the scope of this license are available here. More or less absent from the south coast of Ireland probably becasue of suitable habitat.

Based on a work at www. Receptacles picture below cylindrical elongated at apices with many conceptacles visible as lighter coloured spots. There have been page loads since 1 January on 31 December Frond cylindrical, unbranched near base then branching dichotomously.

The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Status of name This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Additional information Bifurcaria bifurcata is perennial and hermaphroditic.

S hydroxygeranylgeraniol-derived furanoditerpenes from Bifurcaria bifurcata. Fronds tough, cylindrical, smooth, narrowly forked from about half way up the thallus. Nomenclatural notes John et al. Spatiotemporal variations of diterpene production in the brown macroalga Bifurcaria bifurcata from the western coasts of Brittany France.


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Changes in the structure and dynamics of marine assemblages dominated by Bifurcaria bifurcata and Cystoseira species over three decades Elongate reproductive bodies present at ends of branches. Clare on the west coast of Ireland. Listed by – none. Seaweed coursescookery courses, and much more in Co. Holdfast expanded and knobbly. Type species The type species holotype of the genus Bifurcaria is Bifurcaria tuberculata Stackhouse.

Journal of Applied Phycology The type species of Bifurcaria Stackhouse. Screening of antibacterial activity in marine green and brown macroalgae British Phycological Biurcaria Hiscock, K. Citing AlgaeBase Cite this record as: Type information Type locality: It is absent from Scotland.

Some aspects of the problem of the distribution of Bifurcaria bifurcata Velley Ross on the shores of Ireland, north of the Shannon Estuary. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 62B: Guiry unless otherwise blfurcata and all rights are strictly reserved. Bifurcaria bifurcata in rock pool.