Ulva ohnoi

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Ulva ohnoi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Chlorophyta
Class: Ulvophyceae
Order: Ulvales
Family: Ulvaceae
Genus: Ulva
Species: U. ohnoi
Binomial name
Ulva ohnoi
Hiraoka & Shimada, 2004

Ulva ohnoi is a species of light-green coloured seaweed in Ulvaceae family that is endemic to Japan.[1]


It is 2 centimetres (0.79 in) wide while its thallus is 20–30 centimetres (7.9–11.8 in) high and is expanded. Its tiny serrations are 30–55 micrometres (0.0012–0.0022 in) and are thick in the upper and middle regions where they can be 80–90 micrometres (0.0031–0.0035 in) thick on the bottom.[1]


  1. ^ a b Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2013). "Ulva ohnoi Hiraoka & Shimada, 2004". National University of Ireland. Ireland: AlgaeBase. Retrieved March 24, 2013. 

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