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see seaweedseaweed,
name commonly used for the multicellular marine algae. Simpler forms, consisting of one cell (e.g., the diatom) or of a few cells, are not generally called seaweeds; these tiny plants help to make up plankton.
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; PhaeophytaPhaeophyta
, phylum (division) of the kingdom Protista consisting of those organisms commonly called brown algae. Many of the world's familiar seaweeds are members of Phaeophyta. There are approximately 1,500 species.
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kelp

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(botany)
The common name for brown seaweed belonging to the Laminariales and Fucales.

kelp

any large brown seaweed, esp any in the order Laminariales
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Giant kelp that grow as wavering undersea forests off the California coast are closer relatives to single-celled plankton called diatoms than to multicelled red seaweeds or plants.
While no subtidal habitat assessments were conducted during this study, the spatial distribution of giant kelp canopy can act as a proxy for hard substrate given giant kelp's general ecological need for hard substrate to anchor its holdfast (Dayton 1985).
Effort was more diffuse at the beginning of the season, but increasingly focused on areas covered by giant kelp canopy, including the boundary of a previously existing, small no-take marine reserve located in the study area.
Giant kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera, Phaeophyceae) recruitment near its southern limit in Baja California after mass disappearance during ENSO 1997-1998.
Utility and commission scientists analyzed a new single-layer rock design as well as several types of material, evaluating how best to develop a sustainable giant kelp forest.
The effects of canopy shading on algal recruitment and growth in a giant kelp forest.
While warm waters are renowned for coral reefs, Southern California has giant kelp forests.
Southern California Edison (SCE) has gained unanimous approval from state regulators to create a 150-acre man-made giant kelp forest off San Clemente, Calif.
Giant kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) was abundant between 5-10 m throughout the study, while coralline algae and macroinvertebrates dominated the deeper portions of the reef.
The built-out reef would be designed to replace possible lost and damaged resources at the San Onofre kelp bed and produce a persistent giant kelp forest and associated ecosystem.
Captivatingly shot with all the towering power of the IMAX process, MacGillivray's direction alternately dips us through a kaleidoscope of undersea colors (ancient corals, giant kelp forests, millions of golden jellyfish) and pummels us with Hawaii's gigantic cresting surf.
The second is an artificial giant kelp reef off San Clemente that currently is under construction.