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So Why Bother Studying Seaweeds, Anyway?

By Brynn Hooton-Kaufman, Phycology Lab I’ve spent a lot of time over the past few months diving, tidepooling, and digging through rotting wrack on the beach in search of seaweeds.  Sometimes I get skunked, driven out by the swell, weather, … Continue reading

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A Method to Algae Madness… How to Measure Miniscule Growth

by Jasmine Ruvalcaba, Phycology Lab edited by Brynn Hooton We’ve all heard the giant kelp Macrocystis can grow up to one meter per day.  So, how do phycologists, people who study seaweeds, measure growth of different species of algae?  With … Continue reading

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