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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Algae Class Phaeophyceae

Observer

dpom

Date

October 28, 2014 02:54 PM PDT

Description

Each sac of this algae is about 3/4 inch in diameter.

Photos / Sounds

What

Algae Class Phaeophyceae

Observer

dpom

Date

October 28, 2014 02:53 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Giant Kelp Macrocystis pyrifera

Observer

finatic

Date

September 13, 2014 08:10 AM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

elk kelp Pelagophycus porra

Observer

finatic

Date

October 20, 2014 10:15 AM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

mtynan

Date

October 25, 2014 05:23 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

mtynan

Date

October 25, 2014 05:22 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mtynan

Date

October 25, 2014 04:29 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

tomcowling

Date

October 25, 2014 06:59 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

Sargassum sp. Genus Sargassum

Observer

dussumieri

Date

October 24, 2014 06:37 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

Sargassum sp. Genus Sargassum

Observer

dussumieri

Date

October 24, 2014 06:34 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

Sargassum sp. Genus Sargassum

Observer

dussumieri

Date

October 24, 2014 06:35 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

dussumieri

Date

October 24, 2014 06:27 PM EST
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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.