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    • Rhodophyta
    • Rhodophycota
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    • Red Algae
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    • Algas rojas

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wendy5

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July 3, 2015

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Here's the beautiful red seaweed Plocamium cartilagineum subsp. pacificum (Sea Braid).

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karolina

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July 21, 2014

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karolina

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January 30, 2015

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sarka

Date

June 30, 2015

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Iridescent seaweed

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Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

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bkahn375

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June 29, 2015 03:54 PM EDT

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dpom

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June 26, 2015 09:25 AM PDT

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sarka

Date

June 3, 2015

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Nice find of Cystocarps!

Polysiphonia or Herpossiphonia?

Only small fragment seen.

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Sea Sacks Halosaccion glandiforme

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wendy5

Date

June 17, 2015

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Here are Halosaccion glandiforme (Sea Sacs aka Sacks), quite common at Tongue Point.

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wendy5

Date

June 17, 2015

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This Corallina officinalis var. chilensis (Pink Feather Coralline) was abundant during the minus tide.

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allisonjgong

Date

June 18, 2015

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This specimen bears Microcladia coulteri growing as an epiphyte.

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allisonjgong

Date

June 18, 2015

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Microcladia coulteri growing as epiphytes on various species of Mazzaella.

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Sea Sacks Halosaccion glandiforme

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thefruithunter

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June 6, 2015 09:45 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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