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by ZachMorin
Sun Aug 06, 2006 5:23 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Red and Green Algea
Replies: 8
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Red/Green Algae

Red algae are able to live at greater depths than green because of the types of light energy that they harvest. Red algae contain chlorophyll "a" and a pigment called phycobilin which enables them to photosynthesize blue light which travels down much farther than typical sunlight. Green al...