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Washington Natural Heritage Program
Working List of Rare Marine Algae
May 2012

The following working list of rare marine algae for Washington was prepared by Dr. Tom Mumford (Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Aquatic Resources Division), with contributions from Dr. Sandra Lindstrom (University of British Columbia), Dr. Megan Dethier (University of Washington, Friday Harbor Labs), Dr. Michael Hawkes (University of British Columbia) and Dr. J. Robert Waaland (University of Washington). Taxonomy was updated in May 2012 by Dr. Mumford and four species that do not occur in Washington were deleted from the list.

PHYLUM CHLOROPHYTA

Codium ritteri Setchell & Gardner

PHYLUM PHAEOPHYTA

Desmarestia tortuosa Chapman
Dictyoneurum californicum Ruprecht      
Laminaria farlowii Setchell
Laminaria longipes Bory
Laminaria sinclairii (Harvey ex Hooker f. et Harvey) Farlow, Anderson et Eaton
Postelsia palmaeformis Ruprecht
Saccharina complanata (Setchell et N. L. Gardener) Gabrielson, Lindstrom et O’Kelly
Syringoderma abyssicola (Setchell et Gardner) Levring

PHYLUM RHODOPHYTA

Antithamnion kylinii Gardner
Callithamnion bisporum Gardner
Chiharaea silvae (H. W. Johansen) Martone, S. C. Lindstrom, K. A. Miller et P. W. Gabrielson
Fuscifolium papenfussii (Krishnamurthy) Lindstrom
Hollenbergia nigricans (Gardner) Wollaston
Mazzaella minimum Hollenberg
Odonthalia washingtoniensis Kylin
Phycodrys fimbriata (Kuntze) Kylin
Polysiphonia senticulosa Harvey
Pyropia abbottiae (Krishmnamurthy) Lindstrom
Pyropia fallax (Lindstrom et Cole) Lindstrom
Pyropia lanceolata (Setchell et Hus) Lindstrom
Rhodophysema kjellmanii G. W Saunders et Clayden
Schizochlaenion rhodotrichum Wynne et Norris
Tayloriella abyssalis Wynne
Thuretellopsis peggiana Kylin
Whidbeyella cartilaginea Setchell et Gardner
Wildemania variegata (Kjellman) DeToni


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