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Sargassum MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sargassum
Tree Number(s)
B01.750.600.725
Unique ID
D044647
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D044647
Scope Note
One of the largest genera of BROWN ALGAE, comprised of more than 150 species found in tropical, subtropical, and temperate zones of both hemispheres. Some species are attached (benthic) but most float in the open sea (pelagic). Sargassum provides a critical habitat for hundreds of species of FISHES; TURTLES; and INVERTEBRATES.
Registry Number
txid3015
Previous Indexing
Algae, Brown (1974-2003)
Seaweed (1974-2003)
Public MeSH Note
2004
History Note
2004
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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