Saltwater Plants and Marine Algae

closeup picture of dark colored rockweed coating rocks in the intertidal area
Rockweed is a prevalent coastal plant that has significant value to researchers, commercial ventures, and tidepool enthusiasts

Ashley L. Conti, Friends of Acadia, NPS

Rand and Redfield (1894) listed 125 species of marine algae from Mount Desert Island and adjacent waters. Denise van Hemert (1966) listed the distribution of 79 species of marine algae, including species lists for several locations on Mount Desert Island, Schoodic Peninsula, and islands in Frenchman Bay. Johnson and Skutch (1928) studied subtidal and intertidal vegetation at Otter Cliffs in the 1920s.


Marine Algae and Coastal Vegetation Research Stories

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