Avrainvillea erecta   (Berkeley) A. Gepp & E.S. Gepp

Elephant's ear

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

Bryopsidophyceae | Bryopsidales | Udoteaceae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Sessile; depth range 0 - 28 m (Ref. 102103).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific: Sudan to India, Indonesia, China, Australia and French Polynesia.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Short description Morphology

Thalli dark green when fresh, generally solitary and anchored in sandy to sandy-muddy substrate by a well-developed bulbous holdfast. Blade flat, flabellate to reniform, with the outer margin entire or finely fibrous, supported by a short, flat stalk; blade-like filaments yellowish orange, cylindrical and 32 to 50 μm in diameter, dichotomously branched and strongly constricted at the dichotomies. Blade is 3 to 6 cm in height (Ref. 80758).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Generally solitary (Ref. 83643). Commonly found in the intertidal zone growing on sandy-muddy substrate of reef flats and in shallow protected waters (Ref. 80758), i.e., sheltered lagoons, seagrass vegetation and beach-side channels to 20 cm deep (Ref. 83643).

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. 119314)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | AlgaeBase | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.9 - 29.3, mean 28.4 (based on 3896 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)