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Gigartina canaliculata Harvey

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Gigartina

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Gigartina canaliculata Harvey
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Gigartina canaliculata Harvey
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Gigartina canaliculata Harvey
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Gigartina canaliculata Harvey
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Gigartina canaliculata Harvey
Cape Arago, in Coos Co. Oregon. 05 Feb 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Gigartina canaliculata Harvey
Cape Arago, in Coos Co. Oregon. 26 Feb 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

 

Myrionema strangulans var. punctiforme (Harvey) Lyle

Chondracanthus canaliculatus (Harvey) Guiry Northern California
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Publication details
Gigartina canaliculata Harvey 1840: 409

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1840). Algae. In: The botany of Captain Beechey's voyage; comprising an account of the plants collected by Messrs Lay and Collie, and other officers of the expedition, during the voyage to the Pacific and Bering's Strait, performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F.W. Beechey, R.N., F.R. & A.S., in the years 1825, 26, 27, and 28. (Hooker, W.J. & Arnott, G.A.W. Eds), pp. 406-409. London: Henry G. Bohn.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gigartina is Gigartina pistillata (S.G.Gmelin) Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondracanthus canaliculatus (Harvey) Guiry

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), canaliculate, with a longitudinal channel or groove (Stearn 1973).

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

Distributional notes
Southern Oregon to Baja California, Mexico.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: San Francisco, California (Harvey 1840: 409). Type: David Douglas; 1831; TCD sine numero (Dawson 1961: 267). Notes: The type consists of two clumps and a fragment of a cystocarpic specimen (Hughey & Hommersand 2008: fig. 63). Isotype: L (Hommersand et al. (1993: 115).

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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.

Key references
Hughey, J.R. & Hommersand, M.H. (2008). Morphological and molecular systematic study of Chondracanthus (Gigartinaceae, Rhodophyta) from Pacific North America. Phycologia 47: 124-155.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Created: 05 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 14 March 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Ballesteros-Grijalva, G. & García-Lepe, G. (1994). Distribución y abundancia de Gigartina canaliculata Harvey en Baja California, México. Verano. Rev. de Investigación Científica 5: In Press.
Lawson, C.J., Rees, D.A., Stancioff, D.J. & Stanley, N.F. (1973). Carrageenans Part VIII. Repeating structures of galactan sulphates from Furcellaria fastigiata, Gigartina canaliculata, G. chamissoi, G. atropurpurea, Ahnfeltia durvillaei, Gymnogongrus furcellatus, Eucheuma cottonii, E. spinosum, E. isiforme, E. uncinatum, Aghardiella tenera, Pachymenia hymantophora, and Gloiopeltis cervicornis. J Chem Soc : 2177-2182.
Molina-Martínez, J. (1986). Notas sobre tres especies de algas marinas: Macrocystis purifera, Gelidium robustum y Gigartina canaliculata de interés comercial en la costa occidental de Baja California, México. In: SEPESCA, Contribuciones Biológicas y Tecnologico-Pesqueras. INP, CRIP, Ensenada B.C. Documento Técnico Informativo. ( Eds) Vol.3, pp. 16-39.

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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 15 November 2018.

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