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Family: Ulvaceae (See list of species below)

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25 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Blidingia marginata
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Blidingia minima
[lesser grass-kelp]
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Blidingia ramifera
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Blidingia subsalsa
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Percursaria percursa
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Ulva acanthophora
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Ulva californica
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Ulva chaetomorphoides
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Ulva clathrata
[Bright green nori]
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Ulva compressa
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Ulva fasciata
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Ulva flexuosa
[winding nori]
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Ulva intestinalis
[hollow green nori]
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Ulva kylinii
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Ulva lactuca
[Sea lettuce]
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Ulva laetevirens
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Ulva linza
[flat-tube sea lettuce]
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Ulva pertusa
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Ulva prolifera
[branched string lettuce]
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Ulva pseudolinza
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Ulva radiata
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Ulva ralfsii
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Ulva reticulata
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Ulva rigida
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Ulva torta
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25 Species of Family Ulvaceae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Blidingia marginata Northeast Atlantic
Blidingia minima lesser grass-kelp Northeast Atlantic and We
Blidingia ramifera Northeast Atlantic
Blidingia subsalsa Northeast Atlantic
Percursaria percursa Northeast Atlantic
Ulva acanthophora Eastern Central Pacific
Ulva californica Western Indian Ocean
Ulva chaetomorphoides Atlantic Ocean and Wester
Ulva clathrata Bright green nori Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Oc 20 TL
Ulva compressa Southeast Pacific, Wester
Ulva fasciata Western Indian Ocean
Ulva flexuosa winding nori Atlantic and Indo-Pacific 20 H
Ulva intestinalis hollow green nori Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Oc 20 H
Ulva kylinii Northeast Atlantic and We
Ulva lactuca Sea lettuce Atlantic Ocean, Indo-Paci 100 TL
Ulva laetevirens Indo-Southwest Pacific
Ulva linza flat-tube sea lettuce Eastern Pacific and the M
Ulva pertusa Western Indian Ocean
Ulva prolifera branched string lettuce Western Central Atlantic,
Ulva pseudolinza Northeast Atlantic
Ulva radiata Northeast Atlantic
Ulva ralfsii Northeast Atlantic
Ulva reticulata Pacific and Western India
Ulva rigida Southeast Pacific, Wester
Ulva torta Northeast Atlantic



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