Ulva clathrata   (Roth) C. Agardh

Bright green nori

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Ulvophyceae | Ulvales | Ulvaceae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Epiphytic; depth range 0 - 29 m (Ref. 101734).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean, and the Mediterranean. Tropical to subtropical.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 20.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 80758)

Short description Morphology

Thalli form light green, dense mats consisting of richly branched soft, delicate and hair-like hollow filaments, either attached to solid substrate or floating. Cells 120 to 340 um in diameter and arranged in longitudinal rows. Determinate branchlets uniseriate at or near their tips.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Fronds are up to 40 cm in height (Ref. 801). Used for human consumption (contains vitamin A and vitamin B1), animal feed, fertilizer and has an antibacterial property (Ref. 80758), and is also used as bait for fish traps (Ref. 801). Attached to rocks or other solid substrates in supratidal to upper intertidal areas, or on exposed surfaces; also floating along with other algal species (Ref. 80758). Also on reef crest with coral rubble (Ref. 87157).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Guiry, M.D. and G.M. Guiry. 2009. (Ref. 80701)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | AlgaeBase | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)