Classification
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  • 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

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What

Sea Comb Plocamium cartilagineum

Observer

quantron

Date

April 30, 2016 10:28 AM PDT

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Observer

esler

Date

April 30, 2016

Place

Tihaka (Google, OSM)

Description

Bristleweed. The only alga, in fact the only living thing on smooth argillite along the Riverton coast. Gravel polishes the rocks and abrades everything else off

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What

Frog-spawn Algae Genus Batrachospermum

Observer

karolina

Date

April 30, 2016

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What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

glmory

Date

April 30, 2016 10:46 AM PDT

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Observer

seangreene

Date

April 30, 2016 11:33 AM PDT

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What

Turkish Towel Chondracanthus exasperatus

Observer

heather35

Date

April 30, 2016 11:11 AM PDT

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What

Turkish washcloth Mastocarpus papillatus

Observer

dpom

Date

April 30, 2016 10:37 AM PDT

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What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

dpom

Date

April 30, 2016 10:37 AM PDT

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What

Turkish washcloth Mastocarpus papillatus

Observer

edu2

Date

April 30, 2016 11:23 AM PDT

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Observer

kestrel

Date

April 30, 2016 11:23 AM PDT

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Observer

kestrel

Date

April 30, 2016 11:22 AM PDT

Description

On surfgrass.

Photos / Sounds

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What

coralline algae Order Corallinales

Observer

kestrel

Date

April 30, 2016 11:14 AM PDT
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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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