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Ulva intestinalis   Linnaeus

hollow green nori

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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Ulvophyceae | Ulvales | Ulvaceae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 20.0 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 80758)

Environment

Sessile; depth range 0 - 20 m (Ref. 101733)

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Arctic. Subtropical to polar.

Short description

Thalli bright to yellowish green. Several unbranched tubular branches arise from a short stipe; discoid holdfast. Erect branches tapering below, inflated above and constricted or contorted at certain points. Cells polyhedral in surface view, irregularly arranged and filled with spherical to oval chloroplasts.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Grows on rocky substrate in the lower intertidal to shallow subtidal zones or in shallow tidepools exposed to air during low tide (Ref. 80758); also considered as a fresh sea-vegetable (Ref. 82232). Inhabits rocky substrate in the lower intertidal to shallow subtidal zones or in shallow tidepools exposed to air during low tide (Ref. 80758). Also found in supra-littoral pools that are influenced by wave splashes (Ref. 83307) as well as sandy areas where rock attachment is possible (Ref. 801).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless (Ref. 80758)

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial; aquaculture: commercial
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)