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Eucheuma arnoldii   Weber-van Bosse

Mottled sea club

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Eucheuma arnoldii   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Florideophyceae | Gigartinales | Areschougiaceae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

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Environment

Sessile

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indian Ocean: in Malaysia and Singapore; Pacific Ocean: in China and Japan, south to the South China Sea (Viet Nam and Philippines).

Short description

Thalli form thick clumps, consisting of many clavate branches with slightly acute apices. Branches are densely covered with simple or compound spinose tubercles, regularly arranged into distinct nodes and internodes, forming verticils at the nodes; the verticils overlap at the distal portion of the branches so that the verticillate arrangement is obscured. Cross- section of a branch reveals a medulla composed of large rounded cells interspersed with smaller cells. Cortical cells very small, ovoid or elongated. Thalli up to 15 cm in height (Ref. 80758). It is easily mistaken for a live coral because of its close resemblance to corals of the genus Acropora (Ref. 80758).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Utilized for human consumption; a source of carrageenan (Ref. 80758). Grows on live corals, algal limestones or basalt substrates in close association with living hard and soft corals in lower intertidal to upper subtidal reef areas where the current is swift and the water free from silt (Ref. 80758)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless (Ref. 80758)

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)