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

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Recent observations

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What

coralline algae Order Corallinales

Observer

jayjay

Date

November 25, 2014 06:40 AM PST

Place

Pt Fermin (Google, OSM)

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What

Turkish towel Chondracanthus exasperatus

Observer

sarka

Date

August 29, 2013

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Observer

abr

Date

June 6, 2008 08:48 AM PDT

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What

Pepper Dulse Osmundea pinnatifida

Date

November 11, 2014 08:23 AM EST

Description

Washed up on a rock in Ash Creek Estuary.

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What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

meurkc

Date

November 3, 2014

Description

tidal rock pool; limestone

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Observer

robertdee

Date

November 9, 2014 04:39 PM EST

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Observer

robertdee

Date

November 9, 2014 04:38 PM EST

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dremsen

Date

October 26, 2014

Description

Collected by Bill Grossman

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Observer

dremsen

Date

October 27, 2014 12:51 PM EDT

Description

Collected West Barnstable

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Observer

test_biocaching1

Date

October 23, 2014 01:27 AM BST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 19, 2014 03:37 PM PDT

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 19, 2014 02:57 PM PDT

Description

Saw both this stage (blade stage) and the crust stage (AKA Tar Spot Seaweed). ID as per Lamb & Hanby, p. 40.

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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...

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