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

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Recent observations

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Observer

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

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

test_biocaching1

Date

October 23, 2014 01:27 AM BST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 19, 2014 03:37 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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.

Photos / Sounds

Date

October 16, 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Scouring-pad alga Endocladia muricata

Date

October 16, 2014 04:09 PM PDT

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Observer

sarka

Date

May 8, 2010

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

dpom

Date

October 13, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

dpom

Date

October 13, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

sarah_richardson

Date

April 16, 2014

Description

Washed up in current storm

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Phylum Rhodophyta Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

March 23, 2014

Description

in a tidal pool

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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.