Gigartina ochotensis ( )
Gigartina ochotensis (Ruprecht) Yendo 1916: 57, fig. 4
Published in: Yendo, K. (1916). Notes on algae new to Japan, IV. Botanical Magazine, Tokyo 30: 47-65.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mastocarpus pacificus (Kjellman) Perestenko
Type locality: Sea of Okhotsk (Lindstrom et al. 2011: 680).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Lindstrom et al. (2011: 680) note that this name was first used by Kjellman 1889: 31 but without indicating it was a new combination, nor citing the basionym. Mikami (1965: 215) cites the authority as (Ruprecht) Ruprecht. - (19 Dec 2011) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Growing on rocks in the littoral belt (Mikami 1965: 215).
Source of current name
Lindstrom, S.C., Hughey, J.R. & Martone, P.T. (2011). New, resurrected and redefined species of Mastocarpus (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta) from the northeast Pacific. Phycologia 50(6): 661-683.
Mikami, H. (1965). A systematic study of the Phyllophoraceae and Gigartinaceae from Japan and its vicinity. Memoirs of the Faculty of Fisheries Hokkaido University 5(2): 181-285.
Created: 11 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Masuda, M. & Kurogi, M. (1981). The life history of Gigartina ochotensis (Ruprecht) Ruprecht (Rhodophyta) in culture. Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Series V (Botany) 12: 165-171.
Masuda, M. & Uchida, T. (1976). On the life history of Gigartina ochotensis (Rupr.) Rupr. from Muroran, Hokkaido. Bulletin of the Japanese Society for Phycology 24: 41-47.
Ohno, Y., Masuda, M. & Kurogi, M. (1982). Reproductive phenology of Gigartina pacifica-ochotensis and Petrocelis (Rhodophyta) in Oshoro Bay, Hokkaido. Japanese Journal of Phycology 30: 125-133.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 December 2018.