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Valonia aegagropila   C. Agardh

Green sea vesicles

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Ulvophyceae | Siphonocladales | Valoniaceae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Sessile; depth range 1 - 65 m (Ref. 102133).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Circumtropical to subtropical.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Short description Morphology

Thallus dark olive-green to brown, composed of many shiny, fluid-filled, club-shaped segments, 3 to 13 mm long and 2 to 3.5 mm broad and arranged in tiers with 2 to 5 segments arising from 1 lower segment. Segments loosely or compactly attached to one another by disc-like hapteral extensions. Clumps of thalli up to 5 cm in diameter (Ref. 80758).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Commonly found in wave-swept shores, strongly encrusted to rocky substrates; also grows on reef flats with extreme water movement (Ref. 80758).

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

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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)