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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

dpom

Date

September 16, 2014

Description

Stiliger fuscovittatus associated with this hydroid.

Photos / Sounds

What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

dpom

Date

September 16, 2014

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Square

Observer

dpom

Date

September 11, 2014

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Square

Observer

dpom

Date

September 11, 2014

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Observer

dpom

Date

September 11, 2014

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Square

Observer

dpom

Date

September 11, 2014

Description

Pinkish encrusting algae growing on blades of Scouler's Surfgrass.

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Observer

dpom

Date

September 11, 2014

Description

Thin blades growing on Scouler's Surfgrass.

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Square

What

Sea Sacs Halosaccion glandiforme

Observer

dpom

Date

September 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

September 8, 2014 01:00 PM PDT

Description

Very delicate, branched. See 2nd photo for detail.

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

September 8, 2014 01:53 PM PDT

Description

Filamentous; see closeup for detail (Stiliger fuscovittatus - brown-streaked sapsucker - in center of second closeup photo is associated with Polysiphonia, otherwise I'd never have known this alga genus!).

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Square

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

September 7, 2014 11:40 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

September 7, 2014 11:39 AM 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...

No range data available.