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Gelidium pusillum   (Stackhouse) Le Jolis


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

Florideophyceae | Gelidiales | Gelidiaceae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Sessile; depth range 0 - 37 m (Ref. 102166).  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Atlantic, Mediterranean and Indo-Pacific oceans: from USA to Uruguay including Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean, east to Norway and south to Namibia including the Mediterranean; from the Arabian Sea, including Persian Gulf, Oman Sea and the Red Sea, south to Tanzania including Seychelles, east to India and south to Western Australia, including Andaman Sea; from Japan to the South China Sea, south to New Zealand, Hawaii and Chile.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 10.0 cm male/unsexed; (Ref. 80701)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Turf formation in the upper intertidal, blackish-red colour when slightly dry, and extensive rhizoids (Ref. 80701). On rock in upper intertidal forming extensive mat-like growths below Pelvetia canaliculata, particularly on vertical or near-vertical surfaces. Sometimes associated with Catenella caespitosa and Rhodothamniella purpurea. Widely distributed, common (Ref. 80701). Also on volcanic rocks at shallow intertidal to subtidal depths (Ref. 80999).

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


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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)