Ulva


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Ulva

 

(sea lettuce), a genus of algae of the family Ulvaceae of the order Uvales. The thallus is lamellate, entire, dissected, or branched; it is 30-150 cm long and consists of two tightly enclosed layers of cells. The approximately 20 species are most widely distributed in subtropical and temperate seas. Three species occur in the seas of the USSR. In Japan and some other countries sea lettuce is used as food.

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rigida, the total sugar content we found was similar to that obtained for the ethanol precipitate from Ulva lactuca (Yaitch et al.
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Sea lettuce, Ulva lactuca, has a bright green color and imparts an apparent healthy appearance (Fig.
Many algae, such as Ulva, in addition to biflagellate gametes, exhibit flagellated zoospores (quadriflagellate in the case of Ulva) produced by the sporophyte.
In this work, a fouling organism, blue green algae mainly Ulva Lactuca, is being studied to determine if they contain anticorrosive natural compounds.
All these seaweeds occur in shallow waters of North Carolina in the early summer: the green alga Ulva rigida, the brown algae Padina gymnospora, Dictyota menstrualis, and Dictyota ciliolata, and the red algae Hypnea musciformis, Agardhiella subulata, Chondria dasyphylla, and Gracilaria tikvahiae.
Como la ulva lactuca, que es como la enciclopedia llama a la lechuga de mar" ["You will have a bed of water like the sponges and the corals.
Research that has investigated live and dried macroalgae for greenlip abalone has been predominantly conducted with Gracilaria cliftonii and Ulva sp.
Scottish Ministers have given consent to The North West Mull Community Woodland Company to register its interest in purchasing the Isle of Ulva in the Inner Hebrides, with a view to attracting new residents by increasing economic activity and housing stock on the island.
Particularly, Ulva flexuosa was assigned as part of the filamentous group utilizing morpho-functional criteria established by the same authors.