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

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Recent observations

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What

Algae Class Phaeophyceae

Observer

hcc5

Date

September 10, 2014 02:42 PM EDT

Description

Algae on rocks in pond found in the Ducketts Lane school pond

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What

Giant kelp Macrocystis pyrifera

Observer

kucycads

Date

September 7, 2014

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Giant kelp Macrocystis pyrifera

Observer

kucycads

Date

September 8, 2014

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What

Brown Algae Class Phaeophyceae

Observer

kucycads

Date

September 8, 2014

Description

or green algae?

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What

Bull Kelp Nereocystis luetkeana

Observer

kucycads

Date

September 8, 2014

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What

Vesicled Rockweeds Genus Fucus

Observer

jeff_lesh

Date

September 11, 2014 08:54 AM AKDT

Description

Fucus gardneri

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What

Winged kelp Alaria marginata

Observer

jeff_lesh

Date

September 11, 2014 08:30 AM AKDT

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What

Cystoseira osmundacea Stephanocystis osmundacea

Observer

dpom

Date

September 11, 2014

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Bull Kelp Nereocystis luetkeana

Observer

dpom

Date

September 11, 2014

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What

Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

Observer

dpom

Date

September 11, 2014

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What

Sea Palm Postelsia palmaeformis

Observer

dpom

Date

September 11, 2014

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What

Bull Kelp Nereocystis luetkeana

Observer

tsoleau

Date

August 25, 2014

Description

There was so much of it!

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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.