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Chondracanthus canaliculatus Lawn Alga

Chondracanthus canaliculatusis commonly referred to as Lawn Alga. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Chondracanthus (Gigartina) canaliculatus, Lawn Alga.Above water at low tide in mid-intertidal,Cayucos, California 2018


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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:
  • Chondracanthus cottunculi
  • Chondracanthus deltoideus
  • Chondracanthus distortus
  • Chondracanthus gracilis
  • Chondracanthus heterostichi
  • Chondracanthus horridus
  • Chondracanthus irregularis
  • Chondracanthus janebennettae
  • Chondracanthus lophii
  • Chondracanthus lotellae
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-07-09 17:18:14 

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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.

Synonymised names:
Gigartina canaliculata Harvey, 1840

External links

  1. algaebase.org (en). Abgerufen am 09.07.2021.
  2. SEANET, Nearshore Plants and Animal of the Monterey Bay (en). Abgerufen am 09.07.2021.
  3. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 09.07.2021.

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