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Lessonia fuscescens   Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1826

Southern brown kelp

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Lessonia fuscescens  AquaMaps  Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Phaeophyceae | Laminariales | Lessoniaceae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Sessile; depth range ? - 40 m (Ref. 26875).  Polar

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southern Oceans: Southern and Central coast of Chile, Tierra del Fuego, Falkland, Kerguelen, Heard and Auckland islands.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 400 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 26875)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in patches on rocks in sub-littoral zones to a depth of 40 m. Its fronds may be exposed during low tide (Ref. 26875).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Guiry, M.D. and G.M. Guiry. 2009. (Ref. 80701)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | AlgaeBase | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 6.7 - 15.7, mean 10.4 (based on 156 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)