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Pelvetia canaliculata

( NO:Sauetang ENG:Chanelled Wrack)                  3 photos (see below for more photos)


Specimens on rock surrounded by Fucus spiralis
Photo by: Vivian Husa
Location: Fyrsundet, Fedje, Hordaland
Photo is showing (categorized): Thallus
Verified by Network members
Sampling date: 2009-07-16
Published: 2010-03-07


This is a small (5-15 cm tall) fucoid species with no midrib or air-vesicles. Stipes is conspicuously channeled and the fronds are repeatedly dichotomously divided. The species is growing in the upper tidal zone at wave-protected and semi-exposed sites. It is very tolerant to dry conditions, and seems to be dependent of periods of drought during low tide.




Specimens during low tide
Photo by: Vivian Husa
Location: Fyrsundet, Fedje, Hordaland
Photo is showing (categorized): Thallus, Reproductive structure
Verified by Network members
Sampling date: 2009-07-16
Published: 2010-03-07


Specimens with receptacles growing on rock, note the channeled stipes.




Habit
Photo by: Vivian Husa
Location: Fyrsundet, Fedje, Hordaland
Photo is showing (categorized): Thallus
Verified by Network members
Sampling date: 2009-07-16
Published: 2010-03-07


Receptacles can be present in all seasons and are narrow and often forked at the tips.



 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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