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    • Rhodophyta
    • Rhodophycota
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    • Red Algae
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    • Algas rojas

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red algae Phylum Rhodophyta

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merleh

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April 11, 2015 10:56 AM PDT

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coralline algae Order Corallinales

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April 14, 2015 01:44 PM PDT

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gbentall

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April 10, 2015 10:09 AM PDT

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Epiphytic on sea grass

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gbentall

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April 10, 2015 10:16 AM PDT

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M coulteri or californica

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March 20, 2015

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gbentall

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April 10, 2015 10:03 AM PDT

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April 10, 2015 10:01 AM PDT

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evief

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April 1, 2015

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Landscape Type: sandy bottom ~10 feet depth

semi-abundant on bottom

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evief

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April 1, 2015

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Landscape Type: Sandy bottom ~10 foot depth

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April 1, 2015

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kschultz22

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April 1, 2015

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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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