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    • Rhodophyta
    • Rhodophycota
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    • Red Algae
  • Spanish
    • Algas rojas

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wendy5

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May 19, 2015

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This is Cryptopleura ruprechtiana (Ruffled Red Seaweed), one of the prettier red seaweeds.

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wendy5

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May 19, 2015

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This is Smithora naiadum (Red Fringe), growing on eelgrass.

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wendy5

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May 19, 2015

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This Mazzaella splendens (Iridescent Seaweed) is beautiful when it's under water and the sun shines on it.

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wendy5

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May 19, 2015

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This seaweed is Odonthalia floccosa (Sea Brush), and it's abundant these days at North Beach.

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wendy5

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May 19, 2015

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Here's the beautiful Osmundea spectabilis (Sea laurel, red sea fern).

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frogdog

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September 7, 2005

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May 19, 2015 09:29 PM AKDT

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May 19, 2015 09:27 PM AKDT

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May 15, 2015 03:34 PM AKDT

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Nori Genus Porphyra

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claricesorrel

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May 9, 2015 10:20 AM PDT

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Scouring-pad alga Endocladia muricata

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robberfly

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May 15, 2015 02:38 PM PDT

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Mendocino (Google, OSM)

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Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

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okaloosascience

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May 17, 2015 02:21 PM CDT
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The red algae, or Rhodophyta (/roʊˈdɒfɨtə/ roh-DOF-fit-tə or /ˌroʊdəˈfaɪtə/ ROH-də-FY-tə; from Ancient Greek: ῥόδον rhodon, "rose" and φυτόν phyton, "plant"), are one of the oldest groups of eukaryotic algae, and also one of the largest, with about 5,000–6,000 species  of mostly multicellular, marine algae, including many notable seaweeds. Other references indicate as many as 10,000 species; more detailed counts indicate about 4,000 in about 600 genera (3,738 marine species in 546 genera and 10 orders (plus...

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