Published Online: 24 APR 2006
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Lane, C. E. and Saunders, G. W. 2006. Brown Algae. eLS. .
- Published Online: 24 APR 2006
Brown algae form a natural class, the Phaeophyceae, including c. 265 genera with 1500–2000 species. They form rich underwater forests along much of the cold and temperate coastlines of our planet.