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Ulva lactuca


Ulva lactuca
Photo Information
Copyright: Czaldy Garrote (Muscovado) Silver Note Writer [C: 6 W: 0 N: 16] (119)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-10-21
Categories: Water Plants
Camera: Olympus SP-310
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-06-03 1:37
Viewed: 10468
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
MAXIMUM LENGHT: 8-15 cm.

APPREARANCE: Wide, tough, green sheets attached to stones with a holdfast

DEPTH: Upper, middle and lower shore.

FEEDING: Sea lettuce is a producer. It makes its own food by photosynthesis. It has chlorophyll just like most land plants.

ENVIRONMENT: Sea lettuce grows on gravel and rocky bottoms. It is found right down the shore. It can survive in rock pools high up on the shore that do not get fresh water every tide.

OTHER FACTS: Sea lettuce is edible! It is an annual. This means that it grows, reproduces and then dies in a season.

CLASSIFICATION: Sea lettuce is a member of the protoctista group green algae.


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To mario-roberto: Greetings from the PhilippinesMuscovado 1 06-03 06:37
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very nice phot and good note

Hi Czaldy

Looks like a poison cloud in the water! Great presentation.

TFS

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