context source (HKRMS) Tseng, C.K., Chang, C. F., Xia, E. Z. & Xia, B. M. (). Studies on some marine red algae from Hong Kong. In: Proceedings of the first. F. acanthophorus is a later name for Fucus spicifera Vahl () and the combination Acanthophora spicifera was established by Børgesen in. Acanthophora spicifera (Vahl) Borgesen (Download Help) Acanthophora spicifera TSN Genus, Acanthophora J. V. F. Lamouroux. Species.

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Agardh Weber-van Bosse Acanthophora spiciferavar. The thalli are also easily fragmented by wave action, and fragments have the potential to re-attach after 2 days Kilar and McLachlan, The University of Michigan Press.

Edible seaweeds of Fiji: Iranian Journal of Botany, 8 1: A strong current can carry viable fragments for long distances, creating a larger dispersal range. Feeding by coral reef mesograzers: Lewis and Norris, ; Huang, Names and Distribution [ed.


Prickly Seaweed (Acanthophora spicifera)

Branching morphology as an indicator of environmental disturbance: Botany, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Agardh Fucus acanthophorus J. Journal of Fish Biology. Caribbean Marine Studies, 7: Description Top of page Plants to 25 cm, colour variable, light-pink, pale to dark-brown, green or yellow. Uses Top of page Economic Value A. In the Philippines, seasonal trends in the growth length and biomass of A. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need.


Studies on salinity tolerance and acclimatization of some commercially important seaweeds. The sexual life history of A. Anticancer Drugs from Marine Flora: High yield of Acanthophora spicifera from culture at Minicoy Lagoon, Lakshadweep. The sequence of discovery on the Hawaiian Islands was: Acanthophora spicifera is one of the most common nonindigenous algal species in Hawaii and it displaces many native species where it is abundant.

Revised checklist of spcifera marine macroalgae and seagrasses of Guam and Micronesia. There are no pictures available for this datasheet If you can supply pictures for this datasheet please contact: Rapid assessment of nonindigenous marine s;icifera on coral reefs in the main Hawaiian Islands.

Environmental Impact Top of page A. It is now found on all of the main Hawaiian Islands and is a common component of the intertidal environment throughout the state. Lamouroux Chiaje Acanthophora orientalis J.

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Defence Science and Technology Organisation. Seaweeds aacanthophora the southeastern United States. Dispersal rate due to vegetative propagation and sexual reproduction varies from one area to another. Due to its high acatnhophora rate, Acanthophora spicifera has displaced many native Hawaiian algae and has become one of the dominant algae species in the islands Russel, However, the wide distribution of the species through the tropics and subtropics suggests a broader temperature tolerance Smithsonian Marine Station, Seasonal variations in tissue nitrogen and phosphorous of eight macroalgae from a tropical hypersaline coastal environment.


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