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

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Recent observations

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pintail

Date

February 10, 2016

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Square

What

Encrusting coralline algae Genus Lithothamnion

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bobmcd

Date

February 7, 2016

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Square

What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

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juicy

Date

February 10, 2016 05:25 PM NZDT

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e-albright

Date

February 8, 2016 01:58 PM PST

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What

Turkish Towel Chondracanthus exasperatus

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salmonskyview

Date

February 7, 2016

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What

spoon luga Mazzaella laminarioides

Date

November 20, 2014

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What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

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lisa_bennett

Date

January 17, 2016

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What

coralline algae Order Corallinales

Observer

milliebasden

Date

February 6, 2016

Description

Coralline Red Alga

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What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

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kestrel

Date

February 6, 2016 03:37 PM PST

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What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

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gbentall

Date

February 6, 2016 03:45 PM PST

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Observer

gbentall

Date

February 6, 2016 01:18 PM PST

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What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

gbentall

Date

February 6, 2016 01:18 PM 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...

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