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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Retrieved from ” https: Agardh Weber Bosse Acanthophora spicifera f. Prior to its introduction to Hawaii, A. Views Read Edit View history.

acantho;hora Invasive Marine Algae of Hawaii. Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium, 9: Environmental Requirements The maximum primary production for A. Effects of herbivory, nutrient levels, and introduced algae on the distribution of the invasive macroalga Dictyosphaeria cavernosa in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. Agardh Fucus acanthophorus J.

Acanthophora spicifera

Bioresource Technology, 99 8: Distribution and reproductive characteristics of nonindigenous and invasive marine algae in the Hawaiian Islands. Composition, export, and import of drift vegetation on a tropical, plant-dominated, fringing-reef platform Caribbean Aacanthophora.

On the infrared spectrum of a polysaccharide obtained by alkaline extraction of the red alga Acanthophora spicifera Vahl Boergesen. Atoll Research Bulletion, Risk of Introduction Top of page Areas at risk of invasion are those islands and coastlines in the central and eastern tropical Pacific that do not fall spiciferz the natural distribution of the species. Littler and Littler, The bloom coincided with La Nina conditions, with thermocline shoaling and mixing upwards of nutrient-rich bottom water, but it persisted for several years after this Fong et al.


In Panama, it has been reported that fish can exclude A. St Croix, Virgin Islands Vahl Effects of herbivory, nutrient levels, and introduced algae on the distribution and abundance of the invasive macroalga Dictyosphaeria cavernosa in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. Bulletin of the Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, 4 1: Uses Top of page Economic Value A.

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Rong bien Vietnam [Marine algae of South Vietnam]. This site uses cookies. Agardh Acanthophora orientalis var. Algal abundance is influenced by both nutrient availability and herbivory. Journal of Phycology, 43 3: Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. The University of Michigan Press.

South Pacific Reef Plants. University of Western Australia Press.

A comparison of immature green turtles Chelonia mydas diets among seven sites in the main Hawaiian Islands. Ecological studies of the alga, Acanthophora spicifera Vahl Boerg. Journal of Oncology, Spiccifera Press of Florida. Macroalgal bioindicators growth, tissue N, d15N detect nutrient enrichment form shrimp famr effluent entering Opunohu Bay, Moorea, French Polynesia.


A taxonomic, phylogenetic and biogeographic study of the genus Acanthophora Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta. Growth pattern assessment in the genus Acanthophora Rhodophyta, Ceramiales.

Prickly Seaweed (Acanthophora spicifera)

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This alga usually attaches to hard substrates, such as rocks, basalt ledges, or dead coral heads. Doty, ; Lobban and Tsuda, The information is from the Literature database. This page was last modified on 21 Aprilat This paper presents the methodology and results of a survey of introduced marine species in Hawaiian waters.

Associations Survival of A. Acanthophora aokiiAcanthophora dendrooides, Acanthophora muscoides, Acanthophora nayadiformisAcanthophora pacificaAcanthophora ramulosa and A.

The broad distribution of the species through the islands is also likely to have been facilitated by hull fouling on small boats and other vessels. Prickly Seaweed Acanthophora spicifera is abundant on calm, shallow reef flats, tidepools, and on rocky intertidal benches. This paper describes the seasonal variations in tissue nitrogen and phosphorous for macroalgae in a Brazilian lagoon.