Higher Classification: > Kingdom Chromista > Subkingdom Harosa > Infrakingdom Heterokonta > Phylum Ochrophyta > Subphylum Phaeista > Infraphylum Limnista > Superclass Fucistia > Class Phaeophyceae > Order Fucales > Family Fucaceae > Genus Fucus

Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

FucusLinnaeus, 1753accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Danish: blæretang sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: blaaswier; gewone zeeëik sources: Hayward, P.; Nelson-Smith, A.; Shields, C. (1999). Gids van kust en strand: flora en fauna [Coast and beach guide: flora and fauna]. Tirion: Baarn, Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-327-5. 352, ill. pp.;de Ruijter, E.; Schoenmaker, A. (Ed.) (1989). Zeeboek [The sea book]. 2nd revised ed. Jeugdbondsuitgeverij JBU / Stichting Uitgeverij KNNV: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5107-007-1. 238 pp.
 English: bladder wrack; rockweed sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 English-United States: Bladder Wrack sources: Charles Hussey
 French: fucus vésiculeux; goémon; varech vésiculeux sources: Strandvondsten van Gravelines tot Nieuwpoort. Ecogids Tjiftjaf;Sheridan, S.; Massin, C. (1998). Guide de la faune et flore sous-marine de Zelande. Commission Scientifique LIFRAS. 320 pp.;Leewis, R. (2002). Flora en fauna van de zee [Marine flora and fauna]. Veldgids, 16. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-153-X. 320 pp.
 German: Blasentang; gemeiner Blasentang sources: Unterwasser-Welt Ostsee;Strandvondsten van Gravelines tot Nieuwpoort. Ecogids Tjiftjaf
 Polish: morszczyn pęcherzykowaty

Literature

original description

Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas ad genera relatas cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Stockholm.

basis of record

Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38

basis of record

Algaebase

additional source

Taylor, W.R. 1957. Marine algae of the northeastern coast of North America. The University of Michigan Press. Ann Arbor. viii + 509 p.

additional source

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

additional source

South, G. R. and I. Tittley. 1986. A checklist and distributional index of the benthic marine algae of the North Atlantic Ocean. Huntsman Marine Laboratory. St. Andrews, New Brunswick. 76 p.

additional source

Thomas, M.L.H. (ed.). 1983. Marine and coastal systems of the Quoddy Region, New Brunswick. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 64. 306 p.

additional source

Sears, J.R. (ed.). 1998. NEAS keys to the benthic marine algae of the northeastern coast of North America from Long Island Sound to the Strait of Belle Isle. Northeast Algal Society. 163 p.

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Taxonomy

Link To Algaebase

External Links

Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF

Citation

Guiry, M.D. (2011). Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus, 1753. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2011). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:145548

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Occurrence

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2004-12-21 by M.D. Guiry

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