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Sargassum acinarium (Linnaeus) Setchell

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Sargassum

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Sargassum acinarium (Linnaeus) Setchell
a. rama; b. filoide; c. cauloide; d. vesícula; e. receptáculo. Esquema: Lourdes Moreira..

 

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Sargassum acinarium (Linnaeus) Setchell a. rama; b. filoide; c. cauloide; d. vesícula; e. receptáculo. Esquema: Lourdes Moreira.
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Publication details
Sargassum acinarium (Linnaeus) Setchell 1933: 208, pl. 39

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). XXIX Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Gulf of California in 1921. The marine algae. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Fourth Series 12(29): 695-949, pls 12-88, map.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sargassum is Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Fucus acinarius Linnaeus

Type information
Syntype localities: "Habitat in Italia & Oceano australiori" (Linnaeus 1753: 1160). Notes: Silva , Basson & Moe (1996) recommmend consulting Setchell (1933: 209-210) for more information on the lectotype locality of this species.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of berries or grapes; vessels or casks used for keeping grapes..

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus acinarius Linnaeus 1753

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum linifolium f. gibraltica Grunow
Fucus acinaria S.G.Gmelin 1768
Fucus linariifolius Turner 1807
Fucus linifolius Turner 1811
Sargassum linifolium C.Agardh 1820
Sargassum vulgare var. linifolium (C.Agardh) Zanardini 1840

Taxonomic notes
Pelagic species (South & Tittley 1986). See Silva, Basson & Moe (1996) regarding the authorship of this binomial.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia 45: 1-508.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Gómez Garreta, A., Barceló i Martí, M.C., Ribera Siguán, M.A. & Rull Lluch, J. (2001). Sargassum C. Agardh. In: Flora Phycologica Iberica Vol. 1 Fucales. (Gómez Garreta, A. Eds) Vol.1, pp. 75-87. Murcia: Universidad de Murcia.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Thibaut, T., Blanfuné, A., Boudouresque, C.-F. & Verlaque, M. (2015). Decline and local extinction of Fucales in the French Riviera: the harbinger of future extinctions?. Mediterranean Marine Science 16(1): 206-224.

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