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Ecklonia radiata

Ecklonia radiata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Chromalveolata
Division: Heterokontophyta
Class: Phaeophyceae
Order: Laminariales
Family: Lessoniaceae
Genus: Ecklonia
Species: E. radiata
Binomial name
Ecklonia radiata
J. Agardh, 1848

Fucus radiatus Turner 1808
Laminaria radiata C. Agardh 1817
Capea radiata Endlicher 1843
Capea biruncinata Sonder 1846

Ecklonia radiata is a species of kelp found in the Canary Islands, the Cape Verde Islands, Madagascar, Mauritania, Senegal, South Africa, Oman, southern Australia, Lord Howe Island, and New Zealand.

References links

  • M. D. Guiry & Wendy Guiry (2006-09-28). (C. Agardh) J. Agardh"Ecklonia radiata". AlgaeBase. 
  • University of Sydney

Further reading

Benjamin, D. Toohey and Kendrick, Gary A. 2008. Canpy- understorey relationship relationships are mediated by reef topography in Ecklonia radiata kelp beds. Eur. J. Phycol. 43(2):133 - 142.

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