red algae


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n red algae marine algae in which the chlorophyll is masked by a red or purplish pigment; source of agar and carrageenan
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In literature:

Red spored Algae, called Rhodosporeae or florideae.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 384, May 12, 1883" by Various
Red algae, 21, 49, 52, 53; Figs.
"Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany" by Douglas Houghton Campbell
The Florideae or Rose-red series of marine Algae (which, however, are sometimes green or brownish) are the most attractive to amateurs.
"The Elements of Botany" by Asa Gray
Now, those red dots are something like algae.
"West Of The Sun" by Edgar Pangborn
The Brown and Red Algae possess no close blood relationship to the other classes of the vegetable kingdom.
"The History of Creation, Vol. II (of 2)" by Ernst Haeckel

In news:

Thick, red tide algae is no longer choking the shorelines of Manasota Beach and Gasparilla Island.
The crazy algae that turned Australia's beaches bright red.
Karenia brevis, the algae that causes red tide.
Beachgoers in Australia's eastern suburbs were in for a shock on Tuesday as both Bondi and Clovelly beach were closed due to a rare red algae bloom.
A few local Instagram users shared their snaps of the red algae under the hashtag # redtide .
Red tide at Moonlight Beach in San Diego, masses of algae have bloomed to form what's known as a red tide .
Scientists said that a thick, red algae, which is caused by adverse weather conditions, has collected near the shore.
A swimmer stops short of a red algae bloom at Sydney's Clovelly Beach, Nov 27, 2012, which closed some beaches for swimming including Bondi Beach for a period of time.
Karenia brevis, the algae that causes red tide .
An outbreak of the toxic algae known as red tide along Florida's west coast has spread into Tampa Bay, threatening wildlife.
Low concentrations of red tide algae enters Corpus Christi-area waters.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — State health officials have issued a warning against harvesting shellfish in southeast Alaska, citing the presence of a toxic algae bloom called a " red tide .".
Remember that " Red Tide " algae bloom that caused a fish kill along the Texas coast.
Red tide occurs when algae rapidly divide and release toxins into the water and air.
There's always some red tide in Gulf waters, usually at low concentrations, but sometimes the single-celled algae bloom massively.