Name two pigments other than chlorophyll that are found in algae which help in grouping them into red and brown algae

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Red algae contains phycobilins, phycoerythrin and phycocyanin pigments. Brown algae contains carotenoids and fucoxanthin besides chlorophyll ‘a’ and ‘c’. The fucoxanthin pigments makes the green colour of the chlorophyll.