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Chapter Six

Terms

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Red Algae
develepomont of coral reefs
Agar
used from jellies
Mangroves
found along muddy and sandy shores
Mangroves
shrubs and trees that live along tropical and subtropical shores
Blades
leaf like portions
Brown Algae
1500 species considered to be marine
Charrageenan
used in giving the texture for pudding and ice cream
Harvesting
mainly used for a food source
Seagrass
eel grass is most widely distributed
Variations
small and sturdy: live on other seaweeds
Salt-Marsh
submerged only at high tide
Algin
found in California (kelp forests)
Brown Algae
found in tropical, subtropical and cold waters
Red Algae
light to intense red-ish pinkish
Challenges
competition for space and light
Hold fast
root like structure that glues the thallus to the bottom
Blades
main photosynthetic region
Agar
used in laxatives and cosmetics
Brown Algae
found in great abundance
Green Algae
found in bays, tides, pools, and rocky coasts
Brown Algae
form kelp beds and forests
Challenges
problem of predation by sea urchins and fish
Blades
not considered true leaves (no veins)
Phycolloids
chemicals that are used in food processing
Variations
giant kelp
Red Algae
deposit calcium that carbonate within cell walls
Macrocystis
largest kelp found at 300 feet
Stipe
stem like structure that provides support and allows blades to originate
Green Algae
bright green
Endophytes
photosynthetic organisms that live in organisms or plants
Seagrass
Resembles grass
Pnuematocystis
gas filled bladders that can contain carbon monoxide
Mariculture
farming of seaweed
Red and Brown Algae
most edible for foods
Green Algae
restricted to fresh water and terrestrial enviroment
Challenges
wave action
Green Algae
multi cellular and microscopic
Red Algae
largest group of seaweed (4000)
Agar
used as a thickener
Agar
protects your meats and fish
Algin
used in pharmaceutical industry
Green Algae
considered to be plants
Salt-Marsh
found in zones above mud flats
Seagrass
spend almost entire life underwater
Red Algae
some become parasites
Algin
used as a stabilizer for dairy products
Brown Algae
primary producers on temperate and polar rocky coasts
Red Algae
found in shallow waters
Epiphytes
photosynthetic organisms that live on algae or plants
Brown Algae
most complex and largest seaweed (kelp)
Thallus
complete body
Variations
small and sturdy
Brown Algae
olive green to dark green
Red Algae
harvested for food

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