Bryopsidophyceae | Bryopsidales
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Sessile; depth range 0 - 28 m (Ref. 102103). Tropical
Indo-Pacific: Sudan to India, Indonesia, China, Australia and French Polynesia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
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 Î¼m in diameter, dichotomously branched and strongly constricted at the dichotomies. Blade is 3 to 6 cm in height (Ref. 80758).
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
Guiry, M.D. and G.M. Guiry. 2009. (Ref. 80701)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.9 - 29.3, mean 28.4 (based on 3896 cells).