Classification
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  • English
    • Brown Algae
  • Scientific Names
    • Phaeophyceae
    • Algae
    • Phaeophycophyta
  • Spanish
    • Algas Pardas
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 褐藻綱

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Recent observations

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What

Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

Observer

bpowers

Date

February 9, 2016 09:54 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Giant Kelp Macrocystis pyrifera

Observer

royaltyler

Date

February 7, 2016 10:39 AM PST

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What

Little Rockweed Pelvetiopsis limitata

Observer

e-albright

Date

February 8, 2016 01:18 PM PST

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Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

Observer

salmonskyview

Date

February 7, 2016

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What

Southern stiff-stiped kelp Laminaria setchellii

Observer

direbecca

Date

February 7, 2016

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What

Giant Kelp Macrocystis pyrifera

Date

April 11, 2014

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What

Cochayuyo Durvillaea antarctica

Date

August 17, 2012

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What

Cochayuyo Durvillaea antarctica

Date

January 3, 2016

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Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

January 17, 2016

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Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

January 17, 2016

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What

Giant Kelp Macrocystis pyrifera

Date

November 30, 2014

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Date

November 30, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

The Phaeophyceae or brown algae (singular: alga), is a large group of mostly marine multicellular algae, including many seaweeds of colder Northern Hemisphere waters. They play an important role in marine environments, both as food and for the habitats they form. For instance Macrocystis, a kelp of the order Laminariales, may reach 60 m in length, and forms prominent underwater forests. Another example is Sargassum, which creates unique habitats in the tropical waters of the Sargasso Sea....

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