157,585 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,210 images, 61,003 bibliographic items, 459,457 distributional records.

You can search using this form for a choice of pictures of seaweeds, seagrasses and some freshwater algae. All pictures are initially loaded as thumbnails to reduce loading times, but if you click on the thumbnails you will get larger versions which are suitable for use in lectures and presentations.

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