Rhodophyceae


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Rhodophyceae

[‚rōd·ə′fīs·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A class of algae belonging to the division or subphylum Rhodophyta.
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Within these pools several rhodophyceae of the genus Plocamium live and die, as do some small delesseriaceans and phaeophytes, such as Ascoseira mirabilis and some species of Desmarestia from the infralittoral.
The symbiotic algae found in the tissues of numerous marine invertebrates and often called "zooxanthellae" have included members of the classes Bacillariophyceae, Cryptophyceae, Dinophyceae, and Rhodophyceae (Rowan, 1998).
The following is a listing of the benthic marine macroalgal species from the Corpus Christi Bay area of Texas: SPECIES REFERENCE HAB/SYS/ABUN DIVISION RHODOPHYTA CLASS RHODOPHYCEAE SUBCLASS BANGIOPHYCIDAE ORDER PORPHYRIDALES PORPHYRIDIACEAE Chroodactylon ornatum (C.
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