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Hormophysa cuneiformis   (J.F. Gmelin) P.C. Silva

wedgeshaped chain-weed

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Hormophysa cuneiformis   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Phaeophyceae | Fucales | Cystoseiraceae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Sessile; depth range 1 - 23 m (Ref. 103535).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Indian Ocean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 25.0 cm male/unsexed; (Ref. 801)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Shallow subtidal species often dominating on sand-covered rocks at or beyond low tide; the stiff woody thallus acts a settlement site for Pinctaca (Pearl oyster) spat (Ref. 801).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Guiry, M.D. and G.M. Guiry. 2009. (Ref. 80701)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | AlgaeBase | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)