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Subject: Brown algae
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Ascoseira mirabilis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Chromalveolata
Division: Heterokontophyta
Class: Phaeophyceae
Order: Ascoseirales
Petrov [1]
Family: Ascoseiraceae
Genus: Ascoseira
Species: A. mirabilis
Binomial name
Ascoseira mirabilis
Skottsberg [2]

Ascoseira is a monotypic genus of seaweed in the brown algae (class Phaeophyceae).[3][4][4] The single and type species, Ascoseira mirabilis Skottsberg, is a large parenchymatous macroalgae, and is endemic to the Antarctic Ocean.[5] Ascoseira is assigned to its own order.[3][6] The alga grows in subtidal waters at depths of from 3 to 15 meters.[7]


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