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2. Which pigment(s) absorb red light?

  • Both fucoxanthin and phycoerythrin
  • Chlorophyll a
  • Phycoerythrin
  • Fucoxanthin

3. How is light wavelength related to the depth to which it penetrates in water?

  • Shorter wavelength light penetrates to lower depths
  • None of the above
  • Higher wavelength light penetrates to lower depths
  • Light penetration is not affected by light wavelength

4. Which color(s) of algae are most abundant near the ocean surface?

  • Red
  • Green
  • Brown
  • Both brown and red

5. Which color(s) of algae thrive at lower depths?

  • Green
  • Brown
  • Both brown and red
  • Red

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