Mazzaella japonica (Mikami) Hommersand 1. Habit. 2. Transverse section of the plant. Cast ashore (Dalian City Vicinity, China), October 2008. 3. In habitat (Peter the Great Bay, the Sea of Japan, Russia), August 2011.
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Rhodoglossum japonicum Mikami 1965: 264, figs 46-50, pl. IX 
Published in: 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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mazzaella japonica (Mikami) Hommersand
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Growing on rocks in the littoral belt (Mikame 1965: 267).
Type locality: Oshoro Bay, Shiribeshi Prov., Japan (Mikami 1965: 267). Type: SAP (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 110).
Source of current name
Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.
Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]
Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 October 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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Sato, M., Takeuchi, M., Kanno, N., Nagahisa, E. & Sato, Y. (1993). Purification and properties of tauropine dehydrogenase from a red alga, Rhodoglossum japonicum. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 673-678.
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