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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

feather boa kelp Egregia menziesii

Observer

rebeccafay

Date

November 20, 2014 04:36 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Algae Class Phaeophyceae

Observer

nicolasolejnik

Date

June 20, 2013

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Observer

john_barkla

Date

November 9, 2014

Description

Common in intertidal zone around coastal rock platforms

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Observer

melrodgers

Date

October 25, 2014

Place

Cannonvale Beach (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Brown Algae Class Phaeophyceae

Observer

meurkc

Date

November 3, 2014

Description

tidal rock pool; limestone; with coralline algae

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

meurkc

Date

November 3, 2014

Description

beach

Photos / Sounds

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What

Brown Algae Class Phaeophyceae

Observer

robertdee

Date

November 9, 2014 04:48 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Brown Algae Class Phaeophyceae

Observer

robertdee

Date

November 9, 2014 04:43 PM EST

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What

Brown Algae Class Phaeophyceae

Observer

robertdee

Date

November 9, 2014 04:43 PM EST

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What

Knotted Wrack Ascophyllum nodosum

Observer

robertdee

Date

November 9, 2014 04:37 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Knotted Wrack Ascophyllum nodosum

Observer

robertdee

Date

November 9, 2014 04:38 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Vesicled Rockweeds Genus Fucus

Observer

adrained

Date

November 8, 2014 09:30 AM PST
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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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