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Fucus luetkeanus K.Mertens

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

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Fucus luetkeanus K.Mertens
Nereocystis leutkeana wrack (three individuals whod grown on a stalked tunicate) on Bradys Beach, Bamfield, B.C.. 24 Oct 2014. Bridgette Clarkston. © 2014 Bridgette Clarkston.

Fucus luetkeanus K.Mertens
Nereocystis leutkeana wrack (three individuals whod grown on a stalked tunicate) on Bradys Beach, Bamfield, B.C.. 24 Oct 2014. Bridgette Clarkston. © 2014 Bridgette Clarkston.

Fucus luetkeanus K.Mertens
Nereocystis leutkeana wrack (three individuals whod grown on a stalked tunicate) on Bradys Beach, Bamfield, B.C.. 24 Oct 2014. Bridgette Clarkston. © 2014 Bridgette Clarkston.

Fucus luetkeanus K.Mertens
Close up of transition between pneumatocyst and blade on Nereocystis leutkeana. Bamfield, B.C.. 24 Oct 2014. Bridgette Clarkston. © 2014 Bridgette Clarkston.

Fucus luetkeanus K.Mertens
Nereocystis leutkeana wrack washed ashore at high tide on Bradys Beach, Bamfield, B.C.. 24 Oct 2014. Bridgette Clarkston. © 2014 Bridgette Clarkston.

Fucus luetkeanus K.Mertens
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Fucus luetkeanus K.Mertens
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Fucus luetkeanus K.Mertens
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Fucus luetkeanus K.Mertens
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Fucus luetkeanus K.Mertens
From Postels & Ruprecht, Illustrationes algarum, showing naval cadets collecting seaweeds in North America. Nereocystis is on lower right. 26 Mar 2009. © Out of copyright.

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Distromium didymothrix Allender & Kraft

Nereocystis luetkeana (K.Mertens) Postels & Ruprecht Prasiola Pt., Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada
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Publication details
Fucus luetkeanus K.Mertens 1829: 48 (as 'lütkeanus' )

Published in: Mertens, [K.H.] (1829). Zwei botanisch-wissenshaftliche Berichte vom Dr. Heinrich Mertens. Erster Bericht über verschiedene Fucus-Arten, an den Vater, Prof. Mertens in Bremen. Linnaea 4: 43-58.
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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 Nereocystis luetkeana (K.Mertens) Postels & Ruprecht

Eponomy
Named for Fjodor Petrowitsch Lütke, Russian naval officer and commander of the corvette Seniavin during the Russian expedition of 1826-1829 to North America..

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Norfolksund [Sitka, Alaska]

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Source of current name
Postels, A. & Ruprecht, F. (1840). Illustrationes algarum in itinere circum orbem jussu imperatoris Nicolai I. Atque auspiciis navarchi Friderici Lütke annis 1826, 1827, 1828 et 1829 celoce Seniavin exsecuto in Oceano pacifico, inprimis septemtrionale ad littora rossica asiatico-americana collectarum. pp. [i-vi ], [i]- iv, 1-28 [1-2, index], [Latin:] [-iv], [1]-22, [1-2, index], 40 pls. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Typis Eduardi Pratz.

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Verified by: 20 August 2008 by M.D. Guiry

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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 17 November 2018.

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