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

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Recent observations

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2014 02:32 PM PDT

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What

Upright Coralline Algae Family Corallinaceae

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dpom

Date

August 31, 2014

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2014 03:42 PM PDT

Description

On seagrass.

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duarte

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August 29, 2014

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anudibranchmom

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August 27, 2014 09:22 AM PDT

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anudibranchmom

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August 27, 2014 09:20 AM PDT

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What

Sea Sacs Halosaccion glandiforme

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anudibranchmom

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August 27, 2014 07:58 AM PDT

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anudibranchmom

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August 27, 2014 07:49 AM PDT

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Turkish Towel Genus Chondracanthus

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dpom

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August 27, 2014

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Sea Sacs Halosaccion glandiforme

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dpom

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August 27, 2014

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Sea sacks Halosaccion glandiforme

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gbentall

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August 20, 2014 09:24 AM PDT

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What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

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dpom

Date

August 11, 2014
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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.