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Index of Vernacular Names of Marine Algae

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Arctic Sea Moss Acrosiphonia arcta
Atlantic Green Sponge Fingers; Dead Man's Fingers Codium fragile subsp. atlanticum
Beanweed Scytosiphon lomentaria
Beautiful Fan Weed Callophyllis laciniata
Berry Wart Cress Sphaerococcus coronopifolius
Black Scour Weed Ahnfeltia plicata
Bladder Wrack Fucus vesiculosus
Bladder Wrack; Black Tang Fucus vesiculosus var. linearis
Bonnemaison's Hook Weed Bonnemaisonia hamifera

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Channelled Wrack Pelvetia canaliculata
Clawed Fork Weed Furcellaria lumbricalis
Coral Weed Corallina officinalis

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Dabberlocks Alaria esculenta
Desmarest's Flattened Weed; Flattened Acid Kelp Desmarestia ligulata
Desmarest's Prickly Weed; Landlady's Wig Desmarestia aculeata
Discoid Fork Weed Polyides rotunda
Divided Net Weed; Brown Fan Weed Dictyota dichotoma
Double Ribbon Weed Ulva linza
Dulse Palmaria palmata
Dumont's Tubular Weed Dumontia contorta
Egg Wrack; Knotted Wrack Ascophyllum nodosum
Elongate Siphon Weed Polysiphonia elongata
False Pepper Dulse Osmundea hybrida
Feathered Wing Weed Ptilota gunneri
Fine-veined Crinkle Weed Cryptopleura ramosa
Forest Kelp Laminaria hyperborea
Fragile Green Sponge Fingers; Dead Man's Fingers Codium fragile subsp. fragile
Furbelows Saccorhiza polyschides

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Grape Pip Weed; False Irish Moss Mastocarpus stellatus
Hairy Sand Weed Cladostephus spongiosus
Harpoon Weed Asparagopsis armata
Harvey's Siphon Weed Melanothamnus harveyi
Hollow Green Seaweed; Gut Weed Ulva intestinalis
Horned wrack; Estuary Wrack Fucus ceranoides
Irish Moss Chondrus crispus

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Ligurian Sea Brick Weed Chaetomorpha ligustica
Limpet Paint Ralfsia verrucosa
Long Wart Weed Gracilariopsis longissima
Mermaid's Tresses; Sea Lace; Dead Man's Rope Chorda filum
Moss Wrack Fucus cottonii
Mrs. Griffiths's Little Flower Halurus flosculosus
Northern Tooth Weed Odonthalia dentata
Oarweed; Tangle Laminaria digitata
Oyster Thief Colpomenia peregrina

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Pepper Dulse Osmundea pinnatifida
Pestle Weed Gigartina pistillata
Pink Paint Seaweed Lithophyllum incrustans
Punctured Ball Weed Leathesia marina
Purple Claw Weed Cystoclonium purpureum
Purple Felt Weed Rhodochorton purpureum
Purple Laver; Sloke Porphyra dioica
Red Encrusting Alga Lithothamnion glaciale
Red Rags Dilsea carnosa
Rooting Green Thread Weed Rhizoclonium riparium
Rounded Brittle Fern Weed Laurencia obtusa
Royal Fern Weed Osmundea osmunda

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Sand Binder Rhodothamniella floridula
Sea Beech Delesseria sanguinea
Sea Lettuce Ulva lactuca
Sea Lettuce Ulva rigida
Sea Oak Halidrys siliquosa
Slender-beaded Coral Weed Jania rubens
Slimy Whip Weed Chordaria flagelliformis
Small Brown Feather Weed Sphacelaria cirrosa
Soft Feather Weed Plumaria plumosa
Spaghetti Algae Chaetomorpha linum
Spiky Tendrils Ulva clathrata
Spiralled Wrack Fucus spiralis
Spongy Weed Spongomorpha aeruginosa
Straggly Bush Weed Rhodomela confervoides
Straggly Tail Weed Rhodomela lycopodioides
Sugar Kelp Saccharina latissima
Thin Sausage Weed Asperococcus fistulosus
Thong Weed Himanthalia elongata
Thread Weed; Tape Weed Ulva compressa
Tiny Wrack Bush Elachista fucicola
Toothed Wrack Fucus serratus
Tough Laver Porphyra umbilicalis
Winged Weed Membranoptera alata
Winter Laver Porphyra linearis
Wireweed; Japan Weed Sargassum muticum
Wrack Siphon Weed Vertebrata lanosa
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