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    • オクロ植物門
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    • Ochrophyta
    • Chrysophyta

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Brown Algae Class Phaeophyceae

Observer

okkass15

Date

June 25, 2016 03:17 PM JST

Description

Phaeophyscia sp.

Photos / Sounds

What

Brown Algae Class Phaeophyceae

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

June 23, 2016 03:10 PM NZST

Description

Or something else! *LOL*

Rock pool in the high intertidal zone.

Photos / Sounds

What

Brown Algae Class Phaeophyceae

Observer

jaykeller

Date

June 12, 2016 10:03 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Brown Algae Class Phaeophyceae

Observer

jaykeller

Date

June 12, 2016 08:51 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Rockweed Fucus distichus

Observer

jaykeller

Date

June 12, 2016 09:41 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Southern sea palm Eisenia arborea

Observer

jaykeller

Date

June 12, 2016 09:33 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bull Kelp Nereocystis luetkeana

Observer

hungrybeachbum1

Date

June 18, 2016

Description

Nereocystis, also called Bull Kelp, is an important part of the kelp forest. It forms thick beds on rocks. The blades are long and narrow. It is an annual kelp and is found from Alaska to central California.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Giant Kelp Macrocystis pyrifera

Observer

hungrybeachbum1

Date

June 18, 2016

Description

Macrocystis pyrifera, or giant kelp, is found in many locations around the world and is dominant here in southern California. The sporophyte life cycle is most seen for this species. It can grow 2 feet a day and be as long as 160 feet in its lifetime. It is made up of brown algae. It thrives in colder water conditions.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

June 24, 2016 04:41 PM NZST

Description

Growing all over the rocks and exposed at the mid - low tide. I know this looks like red in the photos - must have had the wrong setting on the camera as this was brown! *LOL*

Photos / Sounds

What

Brown Algae Class Phaeophyceae

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

June 24, 2016 04:27 PM NZST

Description

Growing on the rocks in the mid - low intertidal zone.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Didymo Didymosphenia geminata

Observer

lauraduncan

Date

the past

Place

Mather Cr (Google, OSM)

Description

Site about .5km from mouth of Mather Cr/Kootenay R

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Didymo Didymosphenia geminata

Observer

lauraduncan

Date

the past

Place

St Mary R (Google, OSM)
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Description from Wikipedia

Ochrophyta is a group of mostly photosynthetic heterokonts. It is divided into two subphyla, Phaeista (comprising Hypogyristea and Chrysista) and Khakista (comprising Bolidomonas and diatoms).

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