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Noun1.Fucaceae - small family of brown algae: gulfweeds; rockweeds
protoctist family - any of the families of Protoctista
Fucales, order Fucales - coextensive with the family Fucaceae
fucoid algae, fucoid - any of various algae of the family Fucaceae
rockweed - coarse brown seaweed growing on rocks exposed at low tide
genus Fucus - type genus of the family Fucaceae: cartilaginous brown algae
Ascophyllum, genus Ascophyllum - brown algae distinguished by compressed or inflated branchlets along the axis
genus Sargassum - a genus of protoctist
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Ascophyllum nodosum is a macro, brown alga belong to class of Phaeophyceae, order of Fucales and family of Fucaceae. Common genera in brown algae are Fucus, Ascophyllum, Pelvetia and Pelvetiopsis.
Fucus vesiculosus is a brownish algae belonging to the family Fucaceae which is found in the Baltic Sea, and in the Atlantic and Pacific coasts.
The fossil record of the most characteristic seaweeds of the intertidal zone, the Fucales, especially those of the family Fucaceae, begins in the Triassic period.