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Is seaweed a type of diatom or algae?

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May 17, 2011 9:36PM

Its a type of algae .

PS: take note, diatom is also a type of algae. the major difference that you can observe between a diatom and a seaweed is their size. Diatom is a microalgae(microscopic in size) and seaweed, is a macroalgae(can be observed by the naked eye).