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Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Viridiplantae
Division: Chlorophyta
Class: Bryopsidophyceae
Order: Bryopsidales
Family: Bryopsidaceae
Genus: Bryopsis
J.V. Lamouroux, 1809

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In taxonomy, Bryopsis is a genus of marine green algae, specifically of the Bryopsidaceae.[1] It is frequently a pest in aquariums,[2] where it is commonly referred to as hair algae.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ a b Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2007). "Genus: Bryopsis taxonomy browser". AlgaeBase version 4.2 World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Retrieved 2007-09-23. 
  2. ^ "Bryopsis pennata J.V.Lamouroux 1809". Marine Algae of Hawai‘i. 

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