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Sargassum angustifolium   C. Agardh

narrowleaf sargassum weed
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Phaeophyceae | Fucales | Sargassaceae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Epiphytic.  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Indian Ocean. Tropical to subtropical.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Grows subtidally on rock and forms large biomass which detaches and floats away during summer. Acts as a nursery ground for Penaeus semisulcatus and fish species (Ref. 801).

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

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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References
Mass conversion

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)