Phaeophyceae | Fucales
Environment / Climate / Range
Western Indian Ocean. Tropical to subtropical.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
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
Guiry, M.D. and G.M. Guiry. 2009. (Ref. 80701)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models