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red algae:

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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; RhodophytaRhodophyta
, phylum (division) of the kingdom Protista consisting of the photosynthetic organisms commonly known as red algae. Most of the world's seaweeds belong to this group.
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red algae

[′red ′al·jē]
(botany)
The common name for members of the phylum Rhodophyta.
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In the red algae, Ahnfeltia borealis (previously identified as Ahnfeltia plicata [Hudson] Fries) is a recently described species occurring in Hudson Bay Arctic waters (Milstein and Saunders, 2012), and although A.
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Described in an open-access paper titled- "Three-dimensional preservation of cellular and subcellular structures suggests 1.6 billion-year-old crown-group red algae" - in the journal PLOS Biology, the fossils are "probable crown-group rhodophytes (red algae)." One of the two different kinds of algae is thread-like while the other has fleshy colonies.
Most of the encountered species were brown and red algae. The preference of heavy metal accumulation differed according to the degree of water pollution and the macroalgal species; with a particular preference of Cu, Zn and Pb by Corallina elongata, of Mn by Jania adhaerens and of Cd by Cystoseira corniculata and Dictyota dichotoma.
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On the other hand, the red algae cell-wall matrix SPs structural and functional features have been still few understood at level of research and their applications (Estevez et al., 2008; Rodrigues et al., 2009; Amorim et al., 2012).