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Fucoxanthin

Fucoxanthin (Science: chemical) carotenoid pigment of certain brown algae (Phaeophyta) and bacteria: absorbs at 500-580... Read More

Golden algae

In phycology, the golden algae are algal species that are found mostly in freshwater. They are also called the chrysophytes.... Read More

Brown algae

Brown algae are algal species characterized by being multicellular and having brown or greenish brown color. The color is... Read More

Kelp

The swaying and winding of kelp in the ocean currents has an entrancing, hypnotic quality that would be the envy of the... Read More

Chrysophyta

Definition noun (phycology) A phylum comprised of chrysophytes (golden algae), xanthophytes (yellow-green algae), and... Read More

Dinoflagellate

A dinoflagellate is a flagellate algae characterized by their two flagella of unequal length. One of the flagella is lying... Read More

Algae

Algae are photosynthetic organisms that possess photosynthetic pigments such as chlorophyll. However, they lack true roots,... Read More

Algology

Definition noun (botany) The scientific study of algae (medicine) The branch of medicine that is concerned with the study... Read More

Diatom

A diatom is a unicellular eukaryotic alga characterized by the siliceous covering and symmetry. Diatoms are mostly aquatic,... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with a nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Xanthophyceae

Definition noun A taxonomic class comprised of the xanthophytes (yellow-green algae) Supplement Xanthophyceae is a taxonomic... Read More

Xanthophyte

Definition noun Any of the yellow-green algae comprising the taxonomic class, Xanthophyceae Supplement Xanthophytes, also... Read More

Kelp

Definition noun, plural: kelps A brown seaweed of the order Laminariales Supplement The kelp is a brown seaweed... Read More