Story: Coastal shoreline

Brown seaweeds

Brown seaweeds

Brown seaweeds grow around the low-tide level of rocky coasts. Most are anchored to rocks with a tough holdfast, and have flexible fronds that sweep back and forth in the tide. These seaweeds are growing in a surge channel at Woolleys Bay, Northland.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Coastal shoreline - The rocky coast – lower shore', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/4820/brown-seaweeds (accessed 7 April 2020)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006