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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

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What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

meurkc

Date

March 1, 2015

Description

washed up on beach and bleached

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

christychan

Date

March 1, 2015

Place

cabrillo (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

March 1, 2015 04:51 PM AKST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

February 27, 2015 11:25 AM AKST

Photos / Sounds

What

Upright Coralline Algae Family Corallinaceae

Observer

finatic

Date

February 21, 2015 05:36 PM PST

Description

Ventura County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

February 26, 2015

Place

Sitka (Google, OSM)

Description

Sorry - didn't take a picture! Very large, amazingly thin sheet of algal material draped over the floating stipe of a bull kelp.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

February 26, 2015

Place

Sitka (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Upright Coralline Algae Family Corallinaceae

Observer

jaykeller

Date

February 21, 2015 05:35 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Dsc 0795

Observer

marek

Date

July 27, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Dsc 0709

Observer

marek

Date

July 26, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Dsc 0661

Observer

marek

Date

July 26, 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.