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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Dragon kelp Eualaria fistulosa

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

May 20, 2015

Place

sitka (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

May 19, 2015

Place

sitka (Google, OSM)

Description

Epiphytic - intertidal

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bottlebrush seaweed Analipus japonicus

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

May 19, 2015

Place

sitka (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

May 19, 2015

Place

sitka (Google, OSM)

Description

Intertidal at Otstoia Island - on rock

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rockweed Fucus distichus

Observer

jollygoodyellow

Date

August 30, 2015 06:35 PM ADT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Knotted Wrack Ascophyllum nodosum

Observer

jollygoodyellow

Date

August 30, 2015 03:49 PM ADT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

May 19, 2015

Place

sitka (Google, OSM)

Description

Intertidal at Otstoia Island

Photos / Sounds

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

May 19, 2015

Place

sitka (Google, OSM)

Description

Intertidal at Otstoia Island

Photos / Sounds

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

May 19, 2015

Place

sitka (Google, OSM)

Description

Intertidal at Otstoia Island

Photos / Sounds

What

Oyster-thief Colpomenia peregrina

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

May 19, 2015

Place

sitka (Google, OSM)

Description

At Otstoia

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

May 19, 2015

Place

sitka (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

May 19, 2015

Place

sitka (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....

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