20 Sep 2008

Fucus serratus (and nursery)

The eastern (Kettleness) end of Runswick Bay is a rocky beach, and at spring low tide today, rarely seen stretches of beach carpetted with saw wrack (Fucus serratus) are exposed:

Push the seaweed aside, and there's a Fucus nursery, with small fronds of the seaweed (about 1cm long) growing:

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