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    • Rhodophyta
    • Rhodophycota
  • English
    • Red Algae
  • Spanish
    • Algas rojas

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Recent observations

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Red Algae (Rhodophyta) Phylum Rhodophyta

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temminicki

Date

March 31, 2015 09:41 PM PDT

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lisa_bennett

Date

March 26, 2015

Description

Growing on rocks in the intertidal.

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coralline algae Order Corallinales

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lisa_bennett

Date

March 26, 2015

Description

A coralline algae common in the tide pools.

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Red algae sp. Phylum Rhodophyta

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chrisquartararo

Date

March 30, 2015 02:21 PM PDT

Description

Washed up on rocky intertidal shores

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charleeann

Date

March 30, 2015 03:45 PM PDT

Description

Growing epiphytically on bull kelp under the marina dock

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red algae Phylum Rhodophyta

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charleeann

Date

March 30, 2015 02:20 PM PDT

Description

Washed up in wrack with other algae

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Porphyra sp. Genus Porphyra

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matthewttyler

Date

March 30, 2015 02:19 PM MDT

Description

Cattle Point

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khizzle

Date

March 30, 2015 02:15 PM PDT

Description

Porphyra like alga. Found in tide pools and observed dried on top of rocks.

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gwark

Date

February 10, 2012 11:24 AM AKST

Description

Early spring hair seaweed (Bangia sp?) in the very high intertidal.

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mjgil_lopez

Date

May 12, 2008

Place

Barbate (Google, OSM)

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wendy5

Date

March 25, 2015

Description

I think this beautiful, slightly stiff, red seaweed is Osmundea spectabilis (Sea Laurel). This piece was on the beach at low tide.

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rebeccafay

Date

March 17, 2015 02:38 PM 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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