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Major pigments found in Phaeophyceae are

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Photosynthetic pigments found in Phaeophyceae (brown algae) are — chlorophyll a, chlorophyll c, carotenoids and xanthophylls. They vary in colour from olive green to various shade of brown, due to the presence of large amount of xanthophyll called fucoxanthin.

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