For this purpose, the subtidal kelp Lessonia trabeculata is considered a model of a bottom kelp community. Temperate rocky intertidal areas are preferred. A new species of Lessonia, L. trabeculata Villouta et Santelices is described from Chile. The two most important characters segregating this new species from all. Lessonia trabeculata Villouta & Santelices, AphiaID. (urn:lsid: :taxname). Classification.

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Trabwculata guide to the seaweed industry. Oceanography and Marine Biology: Type species The type species holotype of the genus Lessonia is Lessonia flavicans Bory.

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Lessonia trabeculata

Lessonia trabeculata occurs in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, in the subtidal zone off the coasts of Peru and northern and central Chile. It seems to have an annual cycle of growth, with the blade elongating fast during the summer, but growth slowing down in the autumn.


Retrieved 15 June Alginate composition of Lessonia trabeculata Phaeophyta: Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium It grows subtidally off the coasts of Peru and northern and central Chile, with the closely related Lessonia nigrescens tending to form a separate zone intertidally. Key references Asensi, A.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Citing AlgaeBase Cite this record as: The information is lessoniw the Literature database. Illustrated catalogue of types of species historically assigned to Lessonia Laminariales, Phaeophyceae preserved at PC, including a taxonomic study of three South-American species with a description of L. This kelp can grow to a length of 2.

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Lessoniaceae Species described in Further south in Chile, Trabecuata antarctica becomes the dominant species of kelp. It is possible to grow this species in the laboratory, and it may be suitable for aquaculturewith the aim of using it to repair damaged stands of kelp.


Laminariales, Phaeophytaa new kelp from Chile. It is distinguished from all other members of the genus by the presence of trabeculae cross struts in the hollow centres of the blades and stipes stemsand by the massive and irregular holdfast by which the kelp is attached to the rocks. First estimates of productivity in Lessonia trabeculata and Lessonia nigrescens Phaeophyceae, Laminariales from the southeast Pacific.

WoRMS – World Register of Marine Species – Lessonia trabeculata Villouta & Santelices,

Laminariales, Phaeophytaa new kelp from Chile”. Thirteenth International Seaweed Symposium: Views Read Edit View history.

Its range extends from Antofagasta to Puerto Montt and its depth range is between 0.