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    • Brown Algae
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    • Phaeophyceae
    • Algae
    • Phaeophycophyta
  • Spanish
    • Algas Pardas
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 褐藻綱

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Recent observations

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What

Kelps Order Laminariales

Observer

ryanandrews

Date

April 29, 2016

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aunty

Date

April 29, 2016

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Observer

aunty

Date

April 29, 2016

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What

Beanweed Scytosiphon lomentaria

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2016

Description

Quite a few Scytosiphon lomentaria (Soda Straws aka Beanweed) were attached to rocks in this area.

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What

Japanese Wireweed Sargassum muticum

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2016

Description

Many pieces of Sargassum muticum (Japanese Wireweed) washed ashore at North Beach.

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What

Rockweed Fucus distichus

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2016

Description

The Fucus gardneri (Rockweed) was bright yellow!

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Observer

sidesplotch

Date

April 5, 2016 02:53 PM PDT

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Observer

sidesplotch

Date

April 5, 2016 02:53 PM PDT

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What

Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

Observer

sleepypenguin

Date

April 28, 2016 11:03 AM PDT

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What

Common flapjack Carpophyllum maschalocarpum

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

April 27, 2016

Description

Or maybe not! Growing in a tidal pool.

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Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

April 27, 2016

Description

In a tidal pool.

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What

Rockweed Fucus distichus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 23, 2016 09:38 AM PDT
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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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