Florideophyceae | Ceramiales
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Epiphytic; depth range 0 - 1 m (Ref. 83908). Subtropical
Atlantic and Indo-Pacific Ocean.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Minute thalli forming entangled mats. Pericentral cells: 4. Branches: developmentally replacing trichoblasts. Rhizoids: openly connected with pericentral cells. Scars cells: common in decumbent axes; trichoblast in erect filaments branched 1 to 2 times. Branch tips with tetrasporangia in long straight series (Ref. 87158).
In Belize, it was found in a submarine cave near Columbus Cay (Ref. 87209).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Guiry, M.D. and G.M. Guiry. 2009. (Ref. 80701)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Common namesSynonymsPredatorsReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 23.5 - 28.3, mean 27 (based on 296 cells).