Sampling brown algae in Lurefjord – Fensfjord in May 2022

A nice bunch of six cruise participants, coming from the University of Oslo, University of Bergen, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Marine Research and Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, headed northwards past Alverstraumen and into Lurefjorden with the boat Hans Brattström, on a quest to find small brown algae. It was pouring rain, and […]

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Wanted: Ectocarpales – big or small

For the brown algal project on Ectocarpales diversity the sampling was initiated around Bergen during May 2021, in the intertidal, and in the subtidal during August. A view from the sampling sites in May: Successful COI-5P sequences for Asperococcus bullosus, Spermatochnus paradoxus and Acrothrix gracilis, among others, were obtained. However, samples of Scytosiphon and Petalonia […]

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