Sea Lettuce

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  • Regular price $12.40


PLEASE NOTE: Sea Lettuce is sold as individual sheets, giving you the flexibility of a variety of uses,  applications and mounting options. If you require an acrylic mooring disk, please see Sea Lettuce Gigantea here

Scientific Name: Ulva lactuca

Number of Blades/Leaves: 1

Blade/Leaf Width: Available in Small 5.9” (15cm), Medium 11.81” (30cm), and Large 17.72” (45cm)

Distribution: The sea lettuces comprise the genus Ulva, a group of edible green algae that is widely distributed along the coasts of the world's oceans.

Description: Sea lettuce is a bright green algae composed of lobed, ruffle-edged leaves that are coarse and sheet-like and resemble a leaf of lettuce. The leaves may appear flat, thin, broad, and often rounded or oval. Its leaves are often perforated with holes of various sizes. Almost no stalk exists at the point of attachment, and no true roots are present. 

 

Live sea lettuce on a rocky outcrop in the ocean