Chondracanthus canaliculatusis commonly referred to as Lawn Alga. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 13990 AphiaID: 371723 Scientific: Chondracanthus canaliculatus German: Rasenalge English: Lawn Alga Category: Red algae Family tree: Plantae (Kingdom) > Rhodophyta (Phylum) > Florideophyceae (Class) > Gigartinales (Order) > Gigartinaceae (Family) > Chondracanthus (Genus) > canaliculatus (Species) Initial determination: (Harvey) Guiry, 1993 Occurrence: Gulf of California, Mexico (East Pacific), USA Sea depth: Meter Size: 3.94" - 9.84" (10cm - 25cm) Difficulty: Not suitable for aquarium keeping Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Chondracanthus canaliculatus (Harvey) Guiry, 1993
Thallus cylindrical to slightly flattened, 2-3 mm wide; branches arise alternately on opposite sides of main axis. This red alga grows in extensive mat-like clumps of entangled branches; greenish-olive, red-brown to purple-black.
Similar to Analipus japonica.
Gigartina canaliculata Harvey, 1840
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