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Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Chlorophyta
Class: Ulvophyceae
KR Mattox & KD Stewart

The Ulvophyceae or Ulvophytes are class of green algae. Other well-known members include Ulothrix, Acetabularia and Caulerpa. Others, such as Cladophora, Rhizoclonium and Pithophora live in fresh water and in some areas are considered weeds.