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

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Recent observations

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What

Feather Boa Kelp Egregia menziesii

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 19, 2014 03:05 PM PDT

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Observer

fmoretzsohn

Date

April 23, 2014

Description

While walking on the beach near Port Aransas, I observed the ever-present Sargassum Seaweed, Sargassum fluitans. There wasn't a whole lot of it on that day.

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Observer

dpom

Date

October 11, 2014 10:23 AM PDT

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What

Knotted Wrack Ascophyllum nodosum

Observer

charlie

Date

October 13, 2014 09:57 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Rockweed Fucus distichus

Observer

charlie

Date

October 13, 2014 08:14 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Kelps (Order Laminariales) Order Laminariales

Observer

charlie

Date

October 13, 2014 08:02 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

suemcgaw

Date

August 9, 2014

Place

Kaikoura (Google, OSM)

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What

Neptune's Necklace Hormosira banksii

Observer

suemcgaw

Date

August 9, 2014

Place

Kaikoura (Google, OSM)

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What

Bull kelp Durvillaea antarctica

Observer

suemcgaw

Date

August 9, 2014

Place

Kaikoura (Google, OSM)

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What

Neptune's Necklace Hormosira banksii

Observer

john_barkla

Date

October 10, 2010

Description

In tidal coastal rock pools

Photos / Sounds

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What

Neptune's Necklace Hormosira banksii

Observer

leonperrie

Date

July 26, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

meurkc

Date

July 12, 2014

Description

jetsam

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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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