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tschmidlin:

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chondrus_crispus

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I should point out, "algae" is a scientific classification, "seaweed" is not.  Algae could be used imprecisely too of course.

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Which is why I said "not necessarily" ;)

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Yup, just trying to give a little more info.  I think it is interesting that not all things people call algae are actually algae (ex. blue-green algae). :)

micsager:

--- Quote from: tschmidlin on December 02, 2012, 03:35:04 PM ---
--- Quote from: denny on December 01, 2012, 01:33:26 PM ---
--- Quote from: tschmidlin on December 01, 2012, 01:07:54 PM ---it is both
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chondrus_crispus

<edited to add>
I should point out, "algae" is a scientific classification, "seaweed" is not.  Algae could be used imprecisely too of course.

--- End quote ---

Which is why I said "not necessarily" ;)

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Yup, just trying to give a little more info.  I think it is interesting that not all things people call algae are actually algae (ex. blue-green algae). :)

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Well, some people actually call Budweiser, beer........   

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