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Algae

Scotland is host toáa wideávariety of algae growingáináwet places from puddles to our seas. Read more about these fascinatingáspecies.á

Embayment with green algae and people on survey. ęSue Scott/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright/

Freshwater algae

Not just green sludge in your pond. Find out more about our freshwater algae.

Kelp forest Laminaria hyperborea. ęPaul Kay/SNH.  For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 458530 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright/

Marine algae

The basis of a food chain, there are a wide variety of algae around our coasts - read about kelp, stoneworts and wig wrack.



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