Norwegian seaweeds

Norway has a rich marine algal flora comprising more than 400 seaweed species. This website contains an updated overview of seaweeds recorded in Norway (see 'Species'), and keys for identifying species (see 'Identification help').

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Osmundea pinnatifida
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Prasiola stipitata
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Prasiola stipitata
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Ulva compressa
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Ulva compressa
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Giraudia sphacelarioides
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Giraudia sphacelarioides
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Ochlochaete hystrix
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Ochlochaete hystrix
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Vertebrata lanosa
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Vertebrata lanosa
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Helminthora divaricata
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Helminthora divaricata
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Published 2022-11-28