WoRMS taxon details

Ulva rigida C.Agardh, 1823

145990  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:145990)

accepted
Species
marine
Agardh, C.A. (1823). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. <em>Lund.</em> 399-531.
page(s): 410 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
LSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:77473  
LSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:77473 [details]

Distribution Long Island sound, Gulf of Maine to Strait of Belle Isle  
Distribution Long Island sound, Gulf of Maine 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 rigida C.Agardh, 1823. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=145990 on 2018-11-13
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2010-12-13 10:09:16Z
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2015-06-26 12:00:51Z
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original description Agardh, C.A. (1823). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. <em>Lund.</em> 399-531.
page(s): 410 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   

basis of record Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 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. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 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 Silva, P.C.; Basson, P.W.; Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the Benthic Marine Algae of the Indian Ocean. <em>University of California Publications in Botany.</em> 79, xiv+1259 pp. ISBN 0–520–09810–2., available online at https://books.google.com/books?id=vuWEemVY8WEC&pg=PA5 [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 Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2018). AlgaeBase. <em>World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.</em> , available online at http://www.algaebase.org [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
LSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:77473 [details]

From other sources
Diet photosynthetic [details]

Dimensions up to 20 cm long but up to 1m when free-floating [details]

Distribution Long Island sound, Gulf of Maine to Strait of Belle Isle [details]

Habitat intertidal zone and shallow sublittoral attached to any hard substrata or epiphytic, growing on the open coast or estuaries extending into brackish waters; low littoral to shallow sublittoral [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 
Catalan enciam de mar  [details]
Dutch stijve zeesla  [details]
English sea lettuce  [details]
French laitues de mer  [details]
Spanish lechuga de mar  [details]