WoRMS taxon details

Ulva lactuca Linnaeus, 1753

145984  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:145984)

accepted
Species
Forma Ulva lactuca f. australis (Kützing) Schiffner
Forma Ulva lactuca f. consociata P.J.L.Dangeard
Forma Ulva lactuca f. contorta (Lyngbye) Gomont
Forma Ulva lactuca f. cribrosa (J.Agardh) De Toni
Forma Ulva lactuca f. crispa P.J.L.Dangeard
Forma Ulva lactuca f. dillenii Le Jolis
Forma Ulva lactuca f. foraminata Deckenbach
Forma Ulva lactuca f. genuina Hauck, 1884
Forma Ulva lactuca f. laciniata (J.Agardh) De Toni, 1889
Forma Ulva lactuca f. lapathifolia (Kützing) Hauck, 1884
Forma Ulva lactuca f. latissima Schiffner
Forma Ulva lactuca f. latissima (C.Linnaeus) J.H.Kylin
Forma Ulva lactuca f. lobata (Kützing) Hauck
Forma Ulva lactuca f. myriotrema (R.Lenormand ex Kützing) G.B.De Toni
Forma Ulva lactuca f. rigida De Toni
Forma Ulva lactuca f. rigida (C.Agardh) Hylmö
Variety Ulva lactuca var. bullosa Hornemann
Variety Ulva lactuca var. contorta Lyngbye
Variety Ulva lactuca var. crispa P.J.L.Dangeard
Variety Ulva lactuca var. curvatiformis Schiffner
Variety Ulva lactuca var. fasciata (Delile) Hering
Variety Ulva lactuca var. fasciata (Delile) Schiffner
Variety Ulva lactuca var. genuina Schiffner
Variety Ulva lactuca var. lacinata (J.Agardh)
Variety Ulva lactuca var. laciniata (J.Agardh) Schiffner
Variety Ulva lactuca var. lacinulata (Kützing) W.R.Taylor, 1960
Variety Ulva lactuca var. latissima (Linnaeus) Hariot
Variety Ulva lactuca var. latissima (C.Linnaeus) T.Edmondston
Variety Ulva lactuca var. longissima Montagne
Variety Ulva lactuca var. macrogyna Reinsch, 1890
Variety Ulva lactuca var. maxima P.J.L.Dangeard
Variety Ulva lactuca var. mesenteriformis (Roth) Collins, 1900
Variety Ulva lactuca var. myriotrema (P.L.Crouan & H.M.Crouan) Bornet
Variety Ulva lactuca var. palmata (C.Agardh) Montagne
Variety Ulva lactuca var. perforata Rodríguez y Femenías, 1889
Variety Ulva lactuca var. pulvinata (O.C.Schmidt) Lami, 1969
Variety Ulva lactuca var. rigida (C.Agardh) Hariot
Variety Ulva lactuca var. rosulans Schiffner, 1916
Variety Ulva lactuca var. simplex Rudolphi, 1831
Variety Ulva lactuca var. spiralis (Hornemann) Lange
Variety Ulva lactuca var. umbilicalis Rudolphi, 1831
Variety Ulva lactuca var. umbilicata Wallroth

Forma Ulva lactuca f. fasciata (Delile) Hering, 1846 accepted as Ulva fasciata Delile, 1813 accepted as Ulva lactuca Linnaeus, 1753 (synonym)
Forma Ulva lactuca f. lacinulata (Kützing) Hauck, 1884 accepted as Ulva lactuca var. lacinulata (Kützing) W.R.Taylor, 1960 (synonym)
Forma Ulva lactuca f. pulvinata Schmidt, 1931 accepted as Ulva lactuca var. pulvinata (O.C.Schmidt) Lami, 1969 (synonym)
Forma Ulva lactuca f. stipitata (Areschoug) Kylin, 1907 accepted as Ulva lactuca Linnaeus, 1753 (synonym)
Variety Ulva lactuca var. latissima (Linnaeus) A.P.De Candolle, 1805 accepted as Saccharina latissima (Linnaeus) C.E.Lane, C.Mayes, Druehl & G.W.Saunders, 2006
Variety Ulva lactuca var. rigida (C.Agardh) Le Jolis, 1863 accepted as Ulva rigida C.Agardh, 1823 (synonym)
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas ad genera relatas cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Stockholm., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/669#/summary [details]   
LSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:77474  
LSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:77474 [details]

Distribution Long Island Sound to Strait of Belle Isle  
Distribution Long Island Sound to Strait of Belle Isle [details]
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2018). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Ulva lactuca Linnaeus, 1753. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=145984 on 2018-08-19
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2015-06-26 12:00:51Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas ad genera relatas cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Stockholm., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/669#/summary [details]   

basis of record Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source Sears, J.R. (ed.). 1998. NEAS keys to the benthic marine algae of the northeastern coast of North America from Long Island Sound to the Strait of Belle Isle. Northeast Algal Society. 163 p. [details]   

additional source South, G. R. and I. Tittley. 1986. A checklist and distributional index of the benthic marine algae of the North Atlantic Ocean. Huntsman Marine Laboratory. St. Andrews, New Brunswick. 76 p. [details]   

additional source Silva, P.C.; Basson, P.W.; Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the Benthic Marine Algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany. 79, xiv+1259 pp. ISBN 0–520–09810–2., available online at https://books.google.com/books?id=vuWEemVY8WEC&pg=PA5 [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Check list of Antarctic and Subantarctic Seaweeds by Wiencke C & Clayton MN, 2002. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Fredericq, S., T. O. Cho, S. A. Earle, C. F. Gurgel, D. M. Krayesky, L. E. Mateo-Cid, A. C. Mendoza-González, J. N. Norris, and A. M. Suárez. 2009. Seaweeds of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 187–259 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. I. Biodiversity, pp. 187-259. Texas A&M Univ. Press. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2018). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. , available online at http://www.algaebase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofUlva fasciata Delile, 1813) Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2018). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. , available online at http://www.algaebase.org [details]   

additional source  (ofUlva fasciata Delile, 1813) Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofUlva fasciata Delile, 1813) Silva, P.C.; Basson, P.W.; Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the Benthic Marine Algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany. 79, xiv+1259 pp. ISBN 0–520–09810–2., available online at https://books.google.com/books?id=vuWEemVY8WEC&pg=PA5 [details]   

additional source  (ofUlva fasciata Delile, 1813) Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofUlva fasciata Delile, 1813) Fredericq, S., T. O. Cho, S. A. Earle, C. F. Gurgel, D. M. Krayesky, L. E. Mateo-Cid, A. C. Mendoza-González, J. N. Norris, and A. M. Suárez. 2009. Seaweeds of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 187–259 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. I. Biodiversity, pp. 187-259. Texas A&M Univ. Press. [details]   

additional source  (ofUlva fasciata Delile, 1813) Zenetos, A.; Gofas, S.; Verlaque, M.; Cinar, M.; Garcia Raso, J.; Bianchi, C.; Morri, C.; Azzurro, E.; Bilecenoglu, M.; Froglia, C.; Siokou, I.; Violanti, D.; Sfriso, A.; San Martin, G.; Giangrande, A.; Katagan, T.; Ballesteros, E.; Ramos-Espla, A.; Mastrototaro, F.; Ocana, O.; Zingone, A.; Gambi, M.; Streftaris, N. (2010). Alien species in the Mediterranean Sea by 2010. A contribution to the application of European Union’s Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Part I. Spatial distribution. Mediterranean Marine Science. 11(2): 381-493., available online at https://doi.org/10.12681/mms.87 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

source of synonymy  (ofUlva fasciata Delile, 1813) O'Kelly, C.J.; Kurihara, A.; Shipley, T.C.; Sherwood, A.R. (2010). Molecular assessment of Ulva spp. (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) in the Hawaiian Islands. Journal of Phycology, 46(4): 728-735. [details]   

additional source  (ofUlva fasciata Delile, 1813) Zenetos, A.; Meric, E.; Verlaque, M.; Galli, P.; Boudouresque, C.; Giangrande, A.; Cinar, M.; Bilecenoglu, M. (2008). Additions to the annotated list of marine alien biota in the Mediterranean with special emphasis on Foraminifera and Parasites. Mediterranean Marine Science. 9(1): 119-165., available online at https://doi.org/10.12681/mms.146 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofUlva fasciata Delile, 1813) Lutaenko, K.A.; Furota, T.; Nakayama; S.; Shin, K.; Xu, J. (2013). Atlas of Marine Invasive Species in the NOWPAP Region. Beijing: NOWPAP DINRAC (Northwest Pacific Action Plan, Data and Information Network Regional Center). 189 pp. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (ofUlva fasciata Delile, 1813) Verlaque, M.; Ruitton, S.; Mineur, F.; Boudouresque, C.F. (2007). CIESM Atlas of Exotic Macrophytes in the Mediterranean Sea. Rapp. Comm. int. Mer Médit. 38., available online at http://www.ciesm.org/atlas/appendix4.html#top [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofUlva fenestrata Postels & Ruprecht, 1840) Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2018). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. , available online at http://www.algaebase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofUlva fenestrata Postels & Ruprecht, 1840) Silva, P.C.; Basson, P.W.; Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the Benthic Marine Algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany. 79, xiv+1259 pp. ISBN 0–520–09810–2., available online at https://books.google.com/books?id=vuWEemVY8WEC&pg=PA5 [details]   

basis of record  (ofPhyllona lactuca (Linnaeus) F.H.Wiggers, 1780) Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2018). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. , available online at http://www.algaebase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofUlva stipitata J.E. Areschoug, 1850) Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2018). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. , available online at http://www.algaebase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofPhycoseris fasciata (Delile) Montagne, 1856) Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2018). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. , available online at http://www.algaebase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofUlva lactucaefolia S.F.Gray, 1821) Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2018). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. , available online at http://www.algaebase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofUlva crassa Kjellman, 1877) Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2018). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. , available online at http://www.algaebase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofUlva lactuca f. stipitata (Areschoug) Kylin, 1907) Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2018). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. , available online at http://www.algaebase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofUlva lactuca f. fasciata (Delile) Hering, 1846) Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2018). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. , available online at http://www.algaebase.org [details]   

context source (Introduced species) Katsanevakis, S.; Bogucarskis, K.; Gatto, F.; Vandekerkhove, J.; Deriu, I.; Cardoso A.S. (2012). Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data. BioInvasions Records. 1: 235-245., available online at http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) City University of Hong Kong. (2000). Study of the suitablility of Ping Chau to be established as marine park or marine reserve. Final report submitted to the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
LSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:77474 [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species vector dispersal in Turkish part of the Aegean Sea (Marine Region) : Fisheries: accidental with deliberate translocations of fish or shellfish [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Turkish part of the Aegean Sea (Marine Region) : Shipping [details]

From other sources
Diet photosynthetic [details]

Distribution Long Island Sound to Strait of Belle Isle [details]

Habitat open coast attached to any hard substrata or epiphytic in tide pools, low littoral to sublittoral to 24 m; also may form extensive free floating mats on muddy or silted bottoms in protected bays and shallow estuaries [details]

Morphology Green colour from Chlorophyll a and b. [details]

Reproduction general for group: asexual reproduction may be by fission (splitting), fragmentation or by zoospores (motile spores). Sexual reproduction may be isogamous (gametes both motile and same size); anisogamous (both motile and different sizes-female bigger) or oogamous (female non-motile and egglike; male motile) [details]
 

LanguageName 
Danish søsalat  [details]
Dutch zeesla  [details]
English sea lettuce  [details]
French ulvesaladelaitue de mer  [details]
German Meersalat  [details]
Japanese リボンアオサ [from synonym]チシマアナアオサ [from synonym]オオバアオサ  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål havsalat  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk havsalat  [details]