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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 04.3 February 1993

British Kelp Forests

By - Sue Scott

The dictionary defines 'kelp' as: '1. any large brown seaweed; 2. the ash of such seaweed, used as a source of iodine and potash.' To the first definition, Chambers Biology Dictionary adds: 'especially Laminaria and its allies.' In Britain, the family Laminariaceae includes six species of large brown seaweeds with broad, flattened blades, which can grow to impressive lengths of 6m or more.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

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Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist