Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Marine Botany

Enteromorpha FAQs

UPDATE: Enteromorpha: synonymous with the genus Ulva

See Linnaeus was right all along: Ulva and Enteromorpha are not distinct genera. in Eur. J. Phycol (August 2003) 38: 277-293.

Q: Is Enteromorpha totally tubular?
A: Just look at the title of this webpage which is in the little blue bar going across the top of your browser. Word.

Q: Is Enteromorpha the most awesome living thing ever?
A: Oh fo' sho'

Q: I think Enteromorpha is awesome, don't you?
A: Word.

Q: Is there a point to this FAQ page?
A: Oh fo' sho'

Q: What is it?
A: Word.

Q: All right, are there any other websites where I can learn more about the allegedly altruistic and alluring algae?
A: Indeed there are:

Algae Base (A large database for algae)

The World of Algae

Freakin' Fucus

Q: Are there any print references that were used to make this website? And do you want to list them?
A: Oh fo' sheezy.

Abbott, Isabella A. and George J. Hollenberg. Marine Algae of California. Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, 1976.

Clay, E. Literature Survey of the Common Flora of Estuaries, Species of Enteromorpha. Publisher unknown, if any. 1971.

Graham, Linda E. and Lee W. Wilcox. Algae. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458, 2000.

Last updated: May. 11, 2009