Ahnfeltia plicata (Hudson) Fries
landlady's wig
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Family:  Ahnfeltiaceae ()
Max. size: 
Environment:  sessile; marine; depth range - 12 m
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific, Northwest Atlantic, Arctic and Antarctic.
Biology:  It is known to settle in depths of up to 20 meters (Ref. 95730). Vegetative reproduction is rare; asexual reproduction is effected by the formation of various kinds of spores; sexual reproduction is unique in this group due to their passive, non flagellated sperm cells (spermatia) (Ref. 87872).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Paglinawan, Luvie - 13.04.09
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 02.06.16

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