Algae Species List

Common Intertidal Algae of Oregon
References

Team Demonstration Session 2010
Photos by  C. Boaz
Blog posts from 2011:
Algae 1  Algae 2

Click names, below, to see photos and descriptions
 
Chlorophyta (green algae)
Acrosiphonia coalita '11, '13 [4 other intertidal spp.], '15, '16 '17
Bryopsis spp. '11 [2 spp.], '15, '16 '17
Cladophora columbiana '11, '13 [6 other spp.], '15, '16, '17
Codium fragile '11, '15, '16 '17
Codium setchellii '11, '15, '17
Ulva (blade) '11, '13 [several spp.], '15, '16 [several spp.], '17
Ulva (tube) '11 [several spp.], '15 '17
 
Ochrophyta: Phaeophyceae   (brown algae)
Alaria marginata '11, '15, '17
Analipus japonicus '11 '17
Colpomenia bullosa '11, '15
Colpomenia peregrina '11, '15
Costaria costata '09 '17
Desmarestia ligulata '11 [3 other spp.], '15, '17
Egregia menziesii '11, '13, '15, '17
Fucus distichus subsp. evanescens '11, '15 '17
    (=F. gardneri)
Laminaria sinclairii '11, '15, '17
Leathesia marina '11, '15 '17
    (=L. difformis)
Lessoniopsis littoralis '10, '17
Nereocystis luetkeana '11, '15
Pelvetiopsis limitata '11, '13, '15 '17
Phaeostrophion irregulare '11, '15 '17
Postelsia palmaeformis '11 '17
Ralfsia fungiformis '10 [3 other spp.]
Saccharina sessilis '11, '15, '17
    (=Hedophyllum sessile)
Saccharina dentigera '11, '15
    (=Laminaria setchellii)
Scytosiphon dotyi '11
Scytosiphon lomentaria '09
Soranthera ulvoidea '11
 
Rhodophyta (red algae)
Ahnfeltiopsis linearis '11, '13, '15 [2 other spp.], '17
    (=Gymnogongrus linearis)
Bossiella plumosa '11 [1 other spp.], '15 '17
Calliarthron tuberculosum '11, '15 '17
Callithamnion pikeanum '11 [1 other sp.]
Callophyllis spp. [3 other spp.]
Ceramium codicola '11 [5 other spp.)], '15
Chondracanthus exasperatus '09 [3 other spp.]
   (=Gigartina exasperata)
Constantinea simplex '11, '17
corallina officinalis '15 '17
Corallina vancouveriensis '11 [2 other spp.], '15 '17
Cryptosiphonia woodii '11, '15, '17
Delesseria decipiens '11
Dilsea californica '11, '15 '17
Endocladia muricata '11, '15 '17
Erythrophyllum delesserioides '07 '17
Farlowia mollis '11 [1 other sp.]
Gloiopeltis furcata '11, '15
Halosaccion glandiforme '11, '13, '15
Mastocarpus jardinii '11, '13 '17
   (=Gigartina agardhii) 
Mastocarpus papillatus '11, '13
   (=Gigartina papillata) 
   “Petrocelis”  '11 (crustose diploid phase of Mastocarpus spp.)
Mazzaella flaccida '11, '13, '15 '17
   (=Iridaea flaccida)
Mazzaella oregona '10
   (=Iridaea oregona, Iridaea heterocarpa)
Mazzaella parksii  '11, '15 '17
    (=Iridaea cornucopiae)
Mazzaella splendens '11, '15, '17
    (=Iridaea cordata) [+4 other Mazzaella spp.]
Melobesia mediocris '11 [1 other sp.]
Microcladia borealis '11, '15 [1 other sp.], '17
Neorhodomela larix '11, '13, '15, '17
Neorhodomela oregona '11, '13, '15, '17
Odonthalia floccosa '11, '15 '17
Odonthalia floccosa forma comosa '11, '15 '17
Odonthalia washingtoniensis '11, '15
Opuntiella californica '07
Osmundea  spectabilis '11, '15 '17
   (=Laurencia spectabilis)
Palmaria mollis '07 [1 other sp.]
   (=Rhodymenia palmata f. mollis)
Plocamium cartilagineum '10, '15 [2 other spp.], '17
Polyneura latissima '07
Polysiphonia hendryi '10 [4 vars. and 5 other spp.], '15 '17
Porphyra pseudolanceolata '10 [15 other spp.] '17
Prionitis sternbergii '10 [2 other spp. and 2 Grateloupia spp.], '15 '17
Sparlingia pertussa 
   (=Rhodymenia pertussa)

Morphological complexes
Cryptopleura [4 spp.] / Hymenena [6 spp.] '11, '15, '17
Ptilota filicina / Neoptilota [4 spp.] '11, '15, '17
Schizymenia pacifica / Halymenia schizymeniodes  '11, '15
References
Primary sources:
Other sources:
Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD Systems)
 
Chlorophyta    Phaeophyceae    Rhodophyta
WSU Beach Watchers (EZ-ID Guides)
 
Seaweeds
Coastal Biodiversity Survey (SWAT Home)
    Oregon Survey sites    Voucher specimens (by site)