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

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Recent observations

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Observer

maomao

Date

February 21, 2015

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Observer

maomao

Date

March 1, 2015

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Square

What

Common flapjack Carpophyllum maschalocarpum

Observer

nicolemiller

Date

May 28, 2016 02:24 PM NZST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant Kelp Macrocystis pyrifera

Observer

nicolemiller

Date

May 28, 2016

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Square

Observer

nicolemiller

Date

May 28, 2016 02:30 PM NZST

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Square

Observer

nicolemiller

Date

May 28, 2016 01:27 PM NZST

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Square

What

Bull Kelp Nereocystis luetkeana

Observer

kestrel

Date

May 26, 2016 10:02 AM MST

Photos / Sounds

What

Japanese Wireweed Sargassum muticum

Observer

kestrel

Date

May 26, 2016 09:45 AM MST

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Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

May 26, 2016

Description

Washed up on the beach.

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Square

What

Brown Algae Class Phaeophyceae

Observer

zeph

Date

May 23, 2016

Description

This was observed on the cellular level. The cell was appearing to cleave while observing it.

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Observer

ghislaynerios

Date

May 14, 2016

Place

Cocholgüe (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant Kelp Macrocystis pyrifera

Observer

wendy5

Date

May 24, 2016

Description

Lots of piled up Macrocystis pyrifera (Perennial aka Giant Kelp) on the beach. One of my favorites.

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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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