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Phaeophyceae (Brown Algae) is a class of heterokont. There are 2319 species of Brown Algae, in 347 genera and 46 families. It includes groups like Phaeostrophionaceae and Asteronemataceae.

EOL has data for 19 attributes, including:

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Brown Algae Habitats

The environments in which many brown algae species are known to live. Select an environment to see its brown algae species checklist.