Sargassum tahitense ( )
Sargassum tahitense (Grunow) Grunow 1874: 28
Published in: Grunow, A. (1873/1874). Algen der Fidschi-, Tonga- und Samoa-Inseln, gesammelt von Dr. E. Graeffe. Journal des Museum Godeffroy 3: 23-50.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum pacificum Bory
Type locality: Tahiti (Grunow 1873/1874: 28). Lectotype: Ia Pfieffer; W 737 (Mattio, Payri & Stiger-Pouvreau 2008: 1548).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Mattio, L., Payri, C.E. & Stiger-Pouvreau, V. (2008). Taxonomic revision of Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophceae) from French Polynesia based on morphological and molecular analyses. Journal of Phycology 44: 1541-1555.
Phillips, N. (1995). Biogeography of Sargassum (Phaeophyta) in the Pacific basin. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 5, pp. 107-145. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.
Created: 12 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 December 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 May 2019.