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String Kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) fronds. The Macrocystis frond grows from the apex or tip, continually splitting off new leaves as it elongates. By Ian Wallace of Tasmania, Australia.

String Kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) fronds/ The Macrocystis frond grows from the apex or tip, continually splitting off new leaves as it elongates. By Ian Wallace of Tasmania, Australia

Kelps are large, fast growing brown seaweeds in the order Laminariales, which includes 30 genera, the most commonly used of which are Laminariaceae. Kelps grow in underwater forests in shallow, nut...

Kelps are large, fast growing brown seaweeds in the order Laminariales, which includes 30 genera, the most commonly used of which are Laminariaceae. Kelps grow in underwater forests in shallow, nut.

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This is a transverse section of the conceptacle of a brown seaweed Fucus sp., commonly known as saw wrack. It has been stained with a fluorescent dye called anilino-naphthalene-sulphonic acid.

seaweed - shades of green, brown, olive; wavy, bumpy, ribbon

Kelps are large, brown algae that grow along coasts around the world, especially in cooler regions. Credit: NOAA’s National Ocean Service Source: The Census of Marine Life, Smithsonian Ocean Portal