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  • Korean
    • 홍조류
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 紅藻門
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    • Rodófitas
    • Algas Vermelhas
  • Scientific Names
    • Rhodophyta
    • Rhodophycota
  • English
    • Red Algae
  • Spanish
    • Algas rojas

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Dulse Palmaria palmata

Observer

rwh

Date

August 25, 2016 01:20 PM ADT

Description

Near Doyle's Cove beach

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

samuelarbaiza

Date

September 26, 2013 09:38 AM PET

Description

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

samuelarbaiza

Date

September 26, 2013 08:48 AM PET

Description

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Photos / Sounds

Observer

stella20009

Date

August 23, 2016 05:25 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

mikeyfletch

Date

August 24, 2016 12:30 PM PDT

Description

Plant phyla

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sea Sacks Halosaccion glandiforme

Observer

ross2

Date

August 23, 2016 11:06 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

coralline algae Order Corallinales

Observer

andreweast

Date

August 21, 2016 03:32 PM PDT

Description

Very rough texture to the entire algae but is slightly slimy

Photos / Sounds

What

Iridescent Algae Genus Mazzaella

Observer

hannahsorensen

Date

August 20, 2016 06:44 PM PDT

Description

rubbery texture
attached to rocks

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

sea laurel Osmundea spectabilis

Observer

tyrelfroese

Date

August 7, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

splendid iridescent seaweed Mazzaella splendens

Observer

tyrelfroese

Date

August 7, 2016

Description

Nice example of Mazzaela. This algae shimmers blue in the right light.

Photos / Sounds

What

Turkish Towel Chondracanthus exasperatus

Observer

tyrelfroese

Date

August 7, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jomodena

Date

August 18, 2016 05:51 PM PDT

Description

Extremely attractive due to its coloration of a unique red. The strands of this algae were about 30cm long and 7cm wide. It appeared to have the same structure as a leaf, with vines running throughout. Most of them were not attached to the rock bed of the tide pools, they were simply laying there.

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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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