Classification
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  • Korean
    • 홍조류
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 紅藻門
  • Portuguese
    • Rodófitas
    • Algas Vermelhas
  • Scientific Names
    • Rhodophyta
    • Rhodophycota
  • English
    • Red Algae
  • Spanish
    • Algas rojas

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Turkish Towel Chondracanthus exasperatus

Observer

tiyumq

Date

December 8, 2016 11:41 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

erosas04

Date

December 5, 2016

Place

River (Google, OSM)

Description

Settled on rocks in the river

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

erosas04

Date

December 6, 2016 02:29 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Turkish Towel Chondracanthus exasperatus

Observer

adrained

Date

December 3, 2016 11:33 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

lowellnoel

Date

December 4, 2016 04:33 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Irish Moss Chondrus crispus

Observer

carina_cates

Date

December 3, 2016 02:56 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Turkish Towel Chondracanthus exasperatus

Observer

ericsimons

Date

December 3, 2016 10:26 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

carolbach

Date

December 3, 2016 10:23 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

mike68lusk

Date

December 1, 2016 11:35 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

rademacherdan

Date

December 3, 2016 10:13 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Turkish Towel Chondracanthus exasperatus

Observer

ericsimons

Date

December 3, 2016 10:06 AM PST

Description

Bleached red algae?

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Turkish Towel Chondracanthus exasperatus

Observer

ericsimons

Date

December 3, 2016 10:00 AM PST
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Description from Wikipedia

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...

No range data available.
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