Lessonia


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Lessonia

 

a genus of brown algae of the order Laminariales. There are five species, distributed primarily in the cold and temperate seas of the southern hemisphere, where they form true underwater forests. In the northern hemisphere there is one known species, which is found in the Sea of Okhotsk. The thallus reaches a length of 4 m and is branched, with rhizoids at the base and plates at the ends of the branches.

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Several brown seaweeds such as Laminaria, Ascophyllum, Durvillaea, Ecklonia, Lessonia, Macrocystis and Sargassum can be used as a source of raw alginate [4, 6].
iris, the highly preferred kelp Lessonia variegata was consumed in lower proportions than the less preferred but more accessible red alga Gigartina circumcincta.
The algae used were the browns Cystophora retroflexa, Ecklonia radiata, Lessonia variegata, Zonaria turneriana, Carpophyllum maschalocarpum; the reds Gigartina circumcincta, Corallina officinalis, Pterocladia lucida, Asparagopsis armata, and Rhodophyllis gunnii; the greens: Caulerpa brownii, Caulerpa geminata, Caulerpa flexilis, and Ulva sp.
Their research has examined a brown seaweed Lessonia and Laminaria, found in east Asia, south America, Norway and Scotland.
Taken from a brown-coloured seaweed called lessonia and laminaria, found in the Far East, South America, Norway and Scotland, alginate produces a tasteless, odourless, white carbohydrate compound once processed in a laboratory.
They studied the properties of seaweeds Lessonia and Laminaria, found in Scotland, Norway, the Far East and South America.
Alginate is plentiful - and local too - as it comes from brown seaweeds called Lessonia and Laminaria found in Scotland and Norway as well as the Far East and South America.
The species are Lessonia trabeculata, Lessonia nigrescens, and Macroo'stis integrifolia, with L.
Food given to the abalone included Ulva lactuca and Lessonia trabeculata in varying proportions based on local availability of these algae at any given time.
Poblete (2000) found somewhat lower growth rates when feeding this abalone species with Lessonia trabeculata.
Determinacion de la supervivencia, crecimiento y indice de condicion para el abalon japones (Haliotis discus hannai) con Lessonia trabeculata.
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