Ulva lactuca. Ulva lactuca is a thin flat green algae growing from a discoid holdfast. It may reach 18 centimetres 71 in or more in length though generally much less and up to 30 centimetres 12 in across. It is a thin flat green seaweed growing only 2 cell layers thick. All unstructured text is available under the creative commons attribution sharealike license.
Persists throughout the year. Sea lettuce ulva lactuca when sea lettuce dies bacteria feeding on the decomposing sea lettuce use up a tremendous amount of oxygen in the water. This in turn depletes the oxygen available to other species suffocating or driving them away. Ulva yosunu bahasa indonesia.
The genus also includes the species previously classified under the genus enteromorpha. Sea lettuce is a common green seaweed with a broad translucent frond that is just 2 cell layers thick. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. The frond is typically bright green or dark green in colour with paler margins that are often white.
Leituga de mar íslenska. When abundant sea lettuce can smother bay grasses growing in the shallows. Masses of sea lettuce can hamper swimmers and foul lines and fishing nets. On rock and in lower shore rock pools and in the shallow subtidal.
This seaweed has a rather crumpled appearance and is reminiscent of a lettuce leaf hence the common name. The genus ulva which sea lettuce ulva lactuca belongs to is a very large genus of marine and brackish green seaweed algae. Sea lettuce is commonly referred to as seaweed. It is a thin flat green seaweed growing only 2 cell layers thick.
Thallus sheet like light green rather delicate and translucent to 250 mm long. The type species within the genus ulva is ulva lactuca lactuca being latin for lettuce. The membrane is two cells thick soft and translucent and grows attached. Common and widely distributed.
The margin is somewhat ruffled and often torn. Additional terms may apply. In some parts of the world people eat sea lettuce in soups and salads. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page.
Light green colour and translucent thallus. Large masses of sea lettuce are often an indicator of nutrient pollution in the water. Laitue de mer gaeilge. Enciam de mar dansk.
Ulva lactuca are the best source of epa and dha among several sea lettuces species tested in several studies.