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Fucus spicifer M.Vahl

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

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Fucus spicifer M.Vahl
en su hábitat natural, en la zona Habana-Matanzas. Foto: Ángel Fernández..

Fucus spicifer M.Vahl
3 m depth at Punta Calerita, near La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico. 30 Nov 2016. Frithjof C. Kuepper (fkuepper@abdn.ac.uk). © Frithjof C. Kuepper (fkuepper@abdn.ac.uk).

Fucus spicifer M.Vahl
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Fucus spicifer M.Vahl
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Fucus spicifer M.Vahl
Palau Islands, West Pacific. 07 Dec 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Fucus spicifer M.Vahl
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 0.5 m deep in the sun. 07 Dec 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Fucus spicifer M.Vahl
1. Habit. 2. Fragment of branch with spines on branchlets. Insert: Rape cystocarp. 4. Bushy (unattached) plant in intertidal pool (My Hoa, Ninh Thuan Province, Vietnam).. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Fucus spicifer M.Vahl
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Fucus spicifer M.Vahl
Hawaii; branch tip showing spirally arranged spinous branches; scale is 1 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Fucus spicifer M.Vahl
Bonaire, Caribbean. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

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Cystoseira robusta J.Agardh

Acanthophora spicifera (M.Vahl) Børgesen 1. Habit. 2. Fragment of branch with spines on branchlets. Insert: Rape cystocarp. 4. Bushy (unattached) plant in intertidal pool (My Hoa, Ninh Thuan Province, Vietnam).
© Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru)

Publication details
Fucus spicifer M.Vahl 1802: 44 ('spicifera') (as 'spicifera' )

Published in: Vahl, M. (1802). Endeel kryptogamiske Planter fra St.-Croix. Skrifter af Naturhistorie-Selskabet, Kiøbenhavn 5(2): 29-47.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acanthophora spicifera (M.Vahl) Børgesen

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: St Croix, Virgin Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 470). Holotype: C 1044 (Perrone et al 2006: 37). Notes: Herbarium: C? (Yoshida, 1998: 1006). According to de Jong et al. (1999: 138), the holotype (C 124/93 (nº 10)) is from Key West, Florida.

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Key references
Jong, Y.S.D.M. de, Hitipeuw, C. & Prud'Homme van Reine, W.F. (1999). A taxonomic, phylogenetic and biogeographic study of the genus Acanthophora (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Blumea 44: 217-249.

Perrone, C., Cecere, E. & Furnari, G. (2006). Growth pattern assessment in the genus Acanthophora (Rhodophyta, Ceramiales). Phycologia 45: 37-43.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2018.

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