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Ulva fenestrata Postels & Ruprecht

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulvales
Family Ulvaceae
Genus Ulva


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Ulva fenestrata Postels & Ruprecht
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).


Wildemania laciniata (Lightfoot) DeToni

Ulva fenestrata Postels & Ruprecht Northern California
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
Ulva fenestrata Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 21, pl. XXXVII

Published in: Postels, A. & Ruprecht, F. (1840). Illustrationes algarum in itinere circum orbem jussu imperatoris Nicolai I. Atque auspiciis navarchi Friderici Lütke annis 1826, 1827, 1828 et 1829 celoce Seniavin exsecuto in Oceano pacifico, inprimis septemtrionale ad littora rossica asiatico-americana collectarum. pp. [i-vi ], [i]- iv, 1-28 [1-2, index], [Latin:] [-iv], [1]-22, [1-2, index], 40 pls. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Typis Eduardi Pratz.

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva lactuca Linnaeus

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
Subtidal zone to 8 m (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2009). - (10 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Kamchatka Peninsula, Siberia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 745). Type: LE

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

(as Ulva fenestrata Postels & Ruprecht)
Europe: Turkey (Europe) (Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993, Taskin et al. 2008 ).

North America: Alaska (AK) (Lindstrom 1977, Scagel et al. 1989), British Columbia (Scagel et al. 1989), California (CA) (Scagel et al. 1989), Oregon (OR) (Hansen 1997), Washington (WA) (Scagel et al. 1989, Nelson, Nelson & Tjoelker 2003, Van Alstyne, Pelletreau & Rosario 2003, Van Alstyne, Pelletreau & Rosario 2003).

Africa: Somalia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-west Asia: India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Sahoo et al. 2001, Gupta 2012), Pakistan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Turkey (Asia) (Taskin et al. 2008 ).

Asia: Commander Islands (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 1997), Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Kamchatka (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2009, Klochkova, Korolyova & Kusidi 2009), Kurile Islands (Nagai 1940), Russia (Khotimchenko & Yakovleva 2004, Kozhenkova 2009), Russia (Far East) (Perestenko 1980, Kloczcova 1996, Selivanova 2002).

South-east Asia: Singapore (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Vietnam (Tien 2007).

Source of current name
Hayden, H.S., Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A., Silva, P.C., Stanhope, M.J. & Waaland, J.R. (2003). Linnaeus was right all along: Ulva and Enteromorpha are not distinct genera. European Journal of Phycology 38(3): 277-294.

Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (2007). Green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. [i-v], vi-xii, 1-242, 101 figs. London: British Phycological Society.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

Klochkova, N.G., Korolyova, T.N. & Kusidi, A.E. (2009). [Atlas of algae-macrophytes Kamchatka waters. Vol 1. Green algae and brown algae]. pp. 1-216. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: KamchatNIRO Press. [in Russian]

Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

Scagel, R.F. (1957). An annotated list of the marine algae of British Columbia and northern Washington (including keys to genera). Bulletin, National Museum of Canada 150: [i]-vi, 1-289.

Vinogradova, K.L. (1974). Ulvovye vodorosli (Chlorophyta) morei SSSR [Ulvaceous algae (Chlorophyta) of the seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-165. Leningrad [St Petersburg]: Nauka. [in Russian]

Vinogradova, K.L. (1979). Opredelitel' vodoroslej dal'nevostochnykh morej SSSR. Selenye vodorosli [Determination book of the algae of the far-eastern seas of the USSR. Green algae]. pp. 1-148, 67 figs, pls I-XVIII. Leningrad: Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Botanicheskij Institut im. V.L. Komarova.

Created: 03 February 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 25 October 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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Bil, K.Y., Kolmakov, P.V., Lastivka, A.N. & Titlyanov, E.A. (1990). Photosynthetic Carbon metabolism of the green alga Ulva fenestrata in ontogenesis. Biol Morya (5): 52-58.
Björnsäter, B.R. & Wheeler, P.A. (1983). Effect of nitrogen and phosphorus supply on growth and tissue composition of Ulva fenestrata and Enteromorpha intestinalis (Ulvales, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 26: 603-611.
Björnsäter, B.R. & Wheeler, P.A. (1990). Effect of nitrogen and phosphorus supply on growth and tissue composition of Ulva fenestrata and Enteromrpha intestinalis (Ulvales, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 26: 603-611, 5 figs, 4 tables.
Chihara, M. (1968). Field, culturing and taxonomic studies of Ulva fenestrata P. & R. and Ulva scagelii sp. nov. (Chlorophyceae) in British Columbia and northern Washington. Syesis 1: 87-102.
Harrison, P.G. (1978). Growth of Ulva fenestrata (Chlorophyta) in microcosms rich in Zostera marina (Anthophyta) detritus. Journal of Phycology 14: 100-103.
Khotimchenko, S.V. & Yakovleva, I.M. (2004). Effect of solar irradicance on lipids of the green alga Ulva fenestrata Postels et Ruprecht . Botanica Marina 47: 395-401.
Naldi, M. & Wheeler, P.A. (1999). Changes in nitrogen pools in Ulva fenestrata (Chlorophyta) and Gracilaria pacifica (Rhodophyta) under nitrate and ammonium enrichment. Journal of Phycology 35: 70-77, 5 figs, 4 tables.
Naldi, M. & Wheeler, P.A. (2002). 15N measurements of ammonium and nitrate uptake by Ulva fenestrata (Chlorophyta) and Gracilaria pacifica (Rhodophyta): comparison of net nutrient disappearance, release of ammonium and nitrate, and 15N accumulation in algal tissue. Journal of Phycology 38: 135-144.
Nelson, T.A., Lee, D.J. & Smith, B.C. (2003). Are “green tides” harmful algal blooms? Toxic properties of warwe-soluble extracts from two bloom forming macroalgae, Ulva fenestrata and Ulvaria obscura (Ulvophyceae). Journal of Phycology 39: 874-879.
Titlyanov, E.A., Kolmakov, P.V., Lee, B.D. & Horváth, I. (1978). Functional states of the photosynthetic apparatus of the marine green alga Ulva fenestrata during the day. Acta Bot. Acad. Scient. Hungar. 24: 167-177.
Titlyanov, E.A., Leletkin, V.A., Kolmakov, P.V., Lapshina, A.A. & Bil, K.Y. (1990). Effect of light intensity on the productive potential and its realization in thalli of the marine green alga Ulva fenestrata P. et R.. Sov Plant Physiol-Engl Tr 37(3): 484-494.
Van Alstyne, K.L., Pelletreau, K.N. & Rosario, K. (2003). The effects of salinity on dimethylsulfoniopropionate production in the green alga Ulva fenestrata Postels et Ruprecht (Chlorophyta). Botanica Marina 46: 350-356.

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