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Ulva rigida f. rigida J.Agardh

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Publication details
Ulva rigida f. rigida J.Agardh

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.


Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rigid (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

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Altamirano, M., Flores-Moya, A. & Figueroa, F.L. (2000). Long-term effects of natural sunlights under various ultraviolet radiation conditions on growth and photosynthesis of intertidal Ulva rigida (Chlorophyceae) cultivated in situ. Botanica Marina 43: 119-126, 5 figs.
Badini, L., Pistocchi, R. & Bagni, N. (1994). Polyamine transport in the seaweed Ulva rigida (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 30: 599-605, 6 figs, 2 tables.
Björk, M., Haglund, K., Ramazanov, Z., Garcia-Reina, G. & Pedersén, M. (1992). Inorganic-carbon assimilation in the green seaweed Ulva rigida C. Ag. (Chlorophyta). Planta 187: 152-156, 3 figs, 1 table.
Björk, M., Gómez-Pinchetti, J., García-Reina, G. & Pedersén, M. (1992). Protoplast isolation from Ulva rigida (Chlorophyta). British Phycological Journal 27: 401-407, 3 figs, 1 table.
Boubonari, T., Malea, P. & Kevrekidis, T. (2008). The green seaweed Ulva rigida as a bioindicator of metals (Zn, Cu, Pb and Cd) in a low-salinity coastal environment. Botanica Marina 51: 472-484.
Cabello-Pasini, A. & Figueroa, F.L. (2005). Effect of nitrate concentration on the relationship between photosynthetic oxygen evolution and electron transport rate in Ulva rigida (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 41: 1169-1177.
Cabello-Pasini, A., Macías-Carranza, V., Abdalá, R., Korbee, C. & Figueroa, F.L. (2011). Effect of nitrate concentration and UVR on phothosyntesis, respiratrion, nitrate reductasa activity and phenolic compounds in Ulva rigida (Chlorophyta). J. Appl. Phycol. 23: 363-369.
Collén, J. & Pedersén, M. (1996). Production, scavenging and toxicity of hydrogen peroxide in the green seaweed Ulva rigida. European Journal of Phycology 31: 265-271, 6 figs, 2 tables.
Corzo, A. & Niell, F.X. (1991). Determination of nitrate reductase activity in Ulva rigida C. Agardh by the in situ method. J Exp Mer Biol Ecol 146: 181-191.
Cuomo, V., Perretti, A., Palomba, I., Verde, A. & Cuomo, A. (1995). Utilization of Ulva rigida biomass in the Venice Lagoon (Italy): biotansformation in compost. Journal of Applied Phycology 7: 479-485.
De Casabianca, M.-L. & Posada, F. (1998). Effect of environmental parameters on the growth of Ulva rigida (Thau Lagoon, France). Botanica Marina 41: 157-165, 9 figs.
del Campo, E., García-Reina, G. & Correa, J.A. (1998). Degradative disease in Ulva rigida (Chlorophyceae) associated with Acrochaete geniculata (Chlorophyceae). Journal of Phycology 34: 160-166, 22 figs.
Fillit, M. (1995). Seasonal changes in the photosynthetic capacities and pigment content of Ulva rigida in a Mediterranean coastal lagoon. Botanica Marina 38: 271-280, 8 figs, 2 tables.
Fujita, R.M., Wheeler, P.A. & Edwards, R.L. (1988). Metabolic regulation of ammonium uptake by Ulva rigida (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 24: 560-566, 4 figs, 2 tables.
Gordillo, F.J.L., Figueroa, F.L. & Niell, F.X. (2003). Photon- and carbon use efficiency in Ulva rigida at different CO2 and N levels. Planta 218: 315-322.
Jiménez del Rio, M., Ramazanov, Z. & García-Reina, G. (1996). Ulva rigida (Ulvales, Chlorophyta) tank culture as biofilters for dissolved inorganic nitrogen from fishpond effluents. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 15: 61-66.
Lavery, P.S. & Mccomb, A.J. (1991). The nutritional eco-physiology of Chaetomorpha linum and Ulva rigida in Peel Inlet, western Australia. Botanica Marina 34: 251-260.
López-Figueroa, F. & Niell, F.X. (1989). A possible control by a phytochrome-like photoreceptor of chlorophyll synthesis in the green alga Ulva rigida. Photochemistry and Photobiology 50: 263-266.
López-Figueroa, F. & Niell, F.X. (1989). Red-light and blue-light photoreceptors controlling chlorophyll a synthesis in the red alga Porphyra umbilicalis and in the green alga Ulva rigida. Physiologia Plantarum 76: 391-397.
López-Figueroa, F. & Rudiger, W. (1991). Stimulation of nitrate net uptake and reduction by red and blue light and reversion by far-red light in the green alga Ulva rigida. Journal of Phycology 27: 389-394.
López-Figueroa, F. & Rüdiger, W. (1990). A possible control by phytochrome and other photoreceptors of protein accumulation in the green alga Ulva rigida. Phytochemistry and Phytobiology 52: 111-114.
Mata, L.; Schuenhoff, A. & Santos, R. (2010). A direct comparison of the performance of the seaweed biofilters, Asparagopsis armata and Ulva rigida. J. Appl. Phycol. 22: 639-644.
Pérez-Cirera, J.L. & Gallardo, T. (1981). Notas sobre la vegetación bentónica del litoral de la Península Ibérica. II. Ulva rigida C. Agardh var. fimbriata J. Agardh en las costas españolas: su variabilidad morfológica y anatómica. Lazaroa 3: 227-233.
Phillips, J.A. (1990). Life history studies of Ulva rigida C. Ag. and Ulva stenophylla S. et G. (Ulvaceae, Chlorophyta) in Southern Australia. Botanica Marina 33: 79-84.
Riccardi, N. & Solidoro, C. (1996). The influence of environmental variables onUlva rigida C.Ag. Growth and production. Botanica Marina 39: 27-32.
Rico, R.M., Tejedor-Junco, M.T., Tapia-Paniagua, S.T., Alarcón, F.J., Mancera, J.M, López-Figueroa, F., Balebona, M.C., Abdalá-Díaz, R.T. & Moriñigo, M.A. (2016). Influence of the dietary inclusion of Gracilaria cornea and Ulva rigida on the biodiversity of the intestinal microbiota of Sparus aurata juveniles . Aquaculture International 24(4): 965-984.
Sfriso, A. (1995). Temporal and spatial responses of growth of Ulva rigida C. Ag. to environmental and tissue concentrations of nutrients in the Lagoon of Venice. Botanica Marina 38: 557-573, 6 figs, 3 tables.
Sfriso, A. (2010). Coexistence of Ulva rigida and Ulva laetevirens (Ulvales, Chlorophyta) in Venice Lagoon and other Italian transitional and marine environments. Botanica marina 53: 9-18.
Sfriso, A.A. & Sfriso, A. (2017). In situ biomass production of Gracilariaceae and Ulva rigida: the venice Lagoon as a study case. Botanica Marina 60(3): 271-283.
Vizcaino, A.J., Mendes, S.I., Varela, J.L., Ruiz-Jarabo, I., Rico, R., Figueroa, F.L., Abdala, R., Moriñigo, M.A., Mancera, J.M. & Alarcón, F.J. (2016). Growth, tissue metabolites and digestive functionality in Sparus aurata juveniles fed different levels of macroalgae, Gracilaria cornea and Ulva rigida. Aquaculture Research 47(10): 3224-3238.
Zanvondik, N. (1987). Seasonal variations in the rate of photosynthesis activity and chemical composition of the littoral seaweeds Ulva rigida and Porphyra leucostica from the North Adriatic. Botanica Marina 30: 71-82.

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