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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pseudoforcipatus, sp.nov., Rhodophyceae, Tax, Anat, SisM).
From the results 62 taxa were identified: 25 Fucophyceae, 22 Rhodophyceae and 15 Clorophyceae.
Summer Winter Total Up Int Low Up Int Low Bacillariophyceae 50 37 39 67 55 39 100 Zygnemaphyceae 28 28 23 35 31 21 64 Chlorophyceae 24 31 19 15 18 16 44 Oedogoniophyceae 4 3 4 2 3 3 4 Xanthophyceae 2 2 3 3 3 0 3 Chrysophyceae 1 2 1 4 5 2 6 Rhodophyceae 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 Dinophyceae 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 Euglenophyceae 3 9 4 12 6 3 22 Craspedomonadophyceae 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 Cyanophyceae 19 27 22 15 22 13 50 Total 133 141 116 155 144 98 297
Agar- a dried hydrophilic, colloidal substance extracted from certain marine algae of the class Rhodophyceae. A polysaccharide, agar functions as a thickener, stabilizer and emulsifier.
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).
Red Algae--A family of algae (Rhodophyceae) most members of which are marine.
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.
Phosphorus- and nitrogen-limited photosynthesis and growth of Gracilaria tikvahiae (Rhodophyceae) in the Florida Keys: an experimental field study.