Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux, 1813
(tangle, oarweed)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesLaminaria digitata (tangle, oarweed)
GenusLaminaria (kelps)
FamilyLAMINARIACEAE (a family of brown seaweeds)
OrderLAMINARIALES (an order of brown seaweeds)
ClassPHAEOPHYCEAE (brown seaweeds)
SubphylumPHAEISTA (a subphylum of chromists)
PhylumOCHROPHYTA (a phylum of chromists)
KingdomCHROMISTA (algae)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Laminaria digitata (Tangle, Oarweed) :
1: Laminaria digitata (Tangle, Oarweed)
19 Mar 2011 OSGR: SY67 50° 40' N, 2° 30' W Vice County: Dorset (VC 9) England
on lower shore
Image 1: Thalli at low tideImage 2: Thalli at low tide (2)Image 3: Thalli exposed at low tideImage 4: Thalli exposed at low tide (2)Image 5: Thalli exposed at low tide (3)Image 6: Thalli exposed at low tide (4)Image 7: Thalli exposed at low tide (5)Image 8: Thalli exposed at low tide - close-upImage 9: Thalli exposed at low tide - close-up (2)Image 10: Thalli exposed at low tide - close-up (3)Image 11: Thalli partially exposed at low tideImage 12: Thalli partially exposed at low tide (2)Image 13: Thalli partially exposed at low tide (3)Image 14: Thalli partially exposed at low tide (4)Image 15: Thalli partially exposed at low tide (5)Image 16: Thalli partially exposed at low tide (6)
2: Laminaria digitata (Tangle, Oarweed)
4 Jul 2008 OSGR: TA08 54° 20' N, 0° 20' W Vice County: North-east Yorks (VC 62) England
on lower shore, exposed by July spring tide
Image 1: Oarweed bed exposed a low spring tideImage 2: Oarweed bed exposed a low spring tide (2)Image 3: Oarweed - dangling in rock poolImage 4: Oarweed exposed a low spring tideImage 5: Oarweed exposed a low spring tide (2)
3: Laminaria digitata (Tangle, Oarweed)
21 Mar 2008 OSGR: SW83 50° 10' N, 4° 60' W Vice County: East Cornwall (VC 2) England
on shore just above low water of neap tides
Image 1: Plant - laid out to show thallus shapeImage 2: Plants - among Fucus etcImage 3: Plants - among Fucus etc (2)Image 4: Plants - among Fucus etc (3)

Laminaria digitata (Tangle, Oarweed) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Laminaria digitata (Tangle, Oarweed)
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