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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

Little Rockweed Pelvetiopsis limitata

Observer

ajwacaser

Date

July 16, 2014 10:11 AM PDT

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Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

July 19, 2014

Description

This large seaweed was seen in the intertidal zone. It measures about sixty cm long.

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Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

July 19, 2014

Description

Seen on a mixed sand and shingle beach in the intertidal zone.

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What

Bull Kelp Nereocystis luetkeana

Observer

knightericm

Date

July 23, 2014 05:29 PM CDT

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What

feather boa kelp Egregia menziesii

Observer

gbentall

Date

July 22, 2014 09:44 AM PDT

Description

growing on pier pilings with Macrocystis

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What

Giant Kelp Macrocystis pyrifera

Observer

gbentall

Date

July 22, 2014 09:44 AM PDT

Description

Growing on pier pilings with Egregia

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Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

July 19, 2014

Description

Seen on the backshore north of Invergordon

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What

Cystoseira osmundacea Stephanocystis osmundacea

Observer

ivanparr

Date

July 13, 2014

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ivanparr

Date

July 13, 2014

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ivanparr

Date

July 13, 2014

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ivanparr

Date

July 13, 2014

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Observer

ivanparr

Date

July 13, 2014
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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.