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denny:

--- Quote from: mtnrockhopper on December 01, 2012, 12:52:44 PM ---seaweed = algae

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Not necessarily....http://www.fluther.com/55054/are-seaweed-and-algae-the-same-thing/

tschmidlin:
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.

denny:

--- 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.

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Which is why I said "not necessarily" ;)

bigchicken:
Thanks for the quick posts! I will be adding it with no fears. 

Jimmy K:
I've never heard of that Algae/algae convention and <George Costanza voice> I am a marine biologist </GCv> who studied too much seaweed in college. But I wasn't quite correct since "=" is bi-directional.
 
Seaweed is algae, but algae is not always seaweed.

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