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    • Brown Algae
  • Scientific Names
    • Phaeophyceae
    • Algae
    • Phaeophycophyta
  • Spanish
    • Algas Pardas

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Recent observations

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Observer

nicolasolejnik

Date

December 13, 2014

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What

Neptune's Necklace Hormosira banksii

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 16, 2014 03:40 PM NZDT

Description

Growing in tidal rock pool.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

February 16, 2008

Description

Found in rocky intertidal.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

March 4, 2008

Description

Found in rocky intertidal.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

February 16, 2008

Description

Found in rocky intertidal.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

March 5, 2008

Description

Found in rocky intertidal.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

February 16, 2008

Description

Found in rocky intertidal.

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What

Rockweed Fucus distichus

Observer

mcduck

Date

February 18, 2008

Description

Found in rocky intertidal.

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What

Rockweed Fucus distichus

Observer

mcduck

Date

February 16, 2008

Description

Found in rocky intertidal.

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What

feather boa kelp Egregia menziesii

Observer

mcduck

Date

February 16, 2008

Description

Found in rocky intertidal.

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What

Giant Kelp Macrocystis pyrifera

Observer

jaykeller

Date

December 13, 2014 04:56 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

giant kelp Macrocystis pyrifera

Observer

jgarcia

Date

the past

Place

pt fermin (Google, OSM)
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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....

No range data available.