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  • Korean
    • 홍조류
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 紅藻門
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    • Rodófitas
    • Algas Vermelhas
  • Scientific Names
    • Rhodophyta
    • Rhodophycota
  • English
    • Red Algae
  • Spanish
    • Algas rojas

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Sea Comb Plocamium cartilagineum

Date

May 22, 2016 10:10 AM EDT

Description

Looks like Plocamium cartilagineum but I've never seen it look green before. Although some of the tips seem to be reddish.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

gwark

Date

May 7, 2012 09:07 AM AKDT

Description

Maybe Callophyllis sp?

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

gwark

Date

May 7, 2012 09:06 AM AKDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

gwark

Date

May 7, 2012 09:10 AM AKDT

Description

Starting to bleach out.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

gwark

Date

May 7, 2012 09:32 AM AKDT

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Observer

amymiller

Date

July 24, 2016 09:39 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

splendid iridescent seaweed Mazzaella splendens

Observer

gracegarcia

Date

July 24, 2016 08:12 AM PDT

Description

Rubbery texture, lustrous, brownish color, stuck to the tide pool rocks,

Photos / Sounds

Observer

leonperrie

Date

July 24, 2016 12:47 PM NZST

Description

Live plant at water's edge.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Coralline Corallina officinalis

Observer

leonperrie

Date

July 24, 2016 12:35 PM NZST

Photos / Sounds

What

Upright Coralline Algae Family Corallinaceae

Observer

leonperrie

Date

July 24, 2016 12:13 PM NZST

Description

On the holdfast of what I think is Lessonia variegata.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

leonperrie

Date

July 24, 2016 12:12 PM NZST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

leonperrie

Date

July 24, 2016 12:07 PM NZST

Description

On Lessonia variegata.

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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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