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    • Rhodophyta
    • Rhodophycota
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    • Red Algae
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    • Algas rojas

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

damontighe

Date

August 1, 2015 11:39 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

damontighe

Date

August 1, 2015 11:37 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

robcruickshank

Date

January 2, 2014

Place

Karitane (Google, OSM)

Description

This identification refers to the red alga at the top of the accompanying picture. A separate entry for the brown alga at the bottom can be found at http://naturewatch.org.nz/observations/981679.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jollygoodyellow

Date

August 1, 2015 11:03 AM ADT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jollygoodyellow

Date

August 1, 2015 10:59 AM ADT

Photos / Sounds

What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

jollygoodyellow

Date

August 1, 2015 10:57 AM ADT

Photos / Sounds

What

Irish Moss Chondrus crispus

Observer

jollygoodyellow

Date

August 1, 2015 10:55 AM ADT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

coralline algae Order Corallinales

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 29, 2015

Description

This lovely pink Corallinaceae (Crustose Coralline algae) glowed in shallow water during the minus tide.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

gbentall

Date

July 28, 2015 02:39 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Upright Coralline Algae Family Corallinaceae

Observer

biosam

Date

July 23, 2015 07:03 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sarka

Date

July 20, 2015

Description

http://www.mbari.org/staff/conn/botany/reds/Aliceweb/ecology.html

This was a tough one for me. This is my best guess. PNW seaweed can be hard. I need better books!

Found in intermediate tide pool.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sea Sacks Halosaccion glandiforme

Observer

sarka

Date

July 20, 2015

Description

Full of liquid! Fun.

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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...

No range data available.