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    • 홍조류
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    • 紅藻門
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    • Rodófitas
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    • Rhodophyta
    • Rhodophycota
  • English
    • Red Algae
  • Spanish
    • Algas rojas

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Recent observations

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What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

lotte

Date

June 28, 2016 04:51 PM NZST

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What

Upright Coralline Algae Family Corallinaceae

Observer

finatic

Date

June 25, 2016 07:28 AM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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katemccombs

Date

June 27, 2016

Description

Washed up on beach, at mouth of Avon-Heathcote Estuary

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Observer

dominic

Date

June 25, 2016

Description

Unsure of what this is but it was growing in some tidepools.

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Observer

memopob

Date

March 17, 2016

Description

See my other posting which is perhaps atypical. This one with plenty of cystocarps and sori evident, is perhaps more typical of sp.

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What

Turkish washcloth Mastocarpus papillatus

Observer

thefruithunter

Date

June 25, 2016 08:58 AM PDT

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thefruithunter

Date

June 25, 2016 08:53 AM PDT

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What

Encrusting coralline algae Genus Lithothamnion

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ericsimons

Date

June 25, 2016 09:33 AM PDT

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What

Iridescent Algae Genus Mazzaella

Observer

jaykeller

Date

June 11, 2016 10:23 AM PDT

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Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

June 23, 2016 03:52 PM NZST

Description

Not too sure how to work out the different species level - could you kindly help with this @kaytee?

Under a ledge in the low intertidal zone.

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Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

June 23, 2016 03:49 PM NZST

Description

Not too sure how to work out the different species level - could you kindly help with this @kaytee?

Low intertidal zone

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Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

June 23, 2016 03:43 PM NZST

Description

Not too sure how to work out the different species level - could you kindly help with this @kaytee?

On a rock in the high intertidal zone

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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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