Algal community structure

Compared to the higher plants, algae may appear simple. But their community structure represents just as much a challenge for marine biologists as our terrestrial counterparts! Algal communities are very complex as they are exposed to a variety of regularly changing...

Where can you find seaweeds?

Seaweed’s come in many different shapes and sizes varying from the microscopic seaweeds that encrust rocks on the sea shore to the huge mega kelps that can be many metres long. Seaweeds need light to photosynthesise. This very important factor restricts seaweed...