Species under Ulva
n= 20
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Ulva acanthophora
(Kützing) Hayden, Blomster, Maggs, P.C. Silva, Stanhope & J.R. Waaland
Eastern Central Pacific
Ulva californica
Wille
Western Indian Ocean
Ulva chaetomorphoides
(Børgesen) Hayden, Blomster, Maggs, P.C. Silva, M.J. Stanhope & J.R. Waaland
Atlantic Ocean and Western Pacific
Ulva clathrata
(Roth) C. Agardh
Bright green nori Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean, and the Mediterranean 20
Ulva compressa
Linnaeus, 1753
Southeast Pacific, Western Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea
Ulva fasciata
Delile
Western Indian Ocean
Ulva flexuosa
Wulfen
winding nori Atlantic and Indo-Pacific 20
Ulva intestinalis
Linnaeus
hollow green nori Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Arctic 20
Ulva kylinii
(Bliding) Hayden, Blomster, Maggs, P.C. Silva, M.J. Stanhope & J.R. Waaland
Northeast Atlantic and Western Indian Ocean
Ulva lactuca
Linnaeus, 1753
Sea lettuce Atlantic Ocean, Indo-Pacific 100
Ulva laetevirens
Areschoug
Indo-Southwest Pacific
Ulva linza
Linnaeus
flat-tube sea lettuce Eastern Pacific and the Mediterranean Sea
Ulva pertusa
Kjellman
Western Indian Ocean
Ulva prolifera
O.F. Müller
branched string lettuce Western Central Atlantic, Western Indian Ocean, Southeast Pacific and the Mediterranean Sea
Ulva pseudolinza
(Koeman & Hoek) Hayden, Blomster, Maggs, Silva, Stanhope & Waaland, 2003
Northeast Atlantic
Ulva radiata
(J. Agardh) Hayden, Blomster, Maggs, P.C. Silva, M.J. Stanhope & J.R. Waaland
Northeast Atlantic
Ulva ralfsii
(Harvey) Le Jolis
Northeast Atlantic
Ulva reticulata
Forsskål
Pacific and Western Indian Ocean
Ulva rigida
C. Agardh
Southeast Pacific, Western Central Atlantic, Western Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean
Ulva torta
(Mertens) Trevisan
Northeast Atlantic
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