Gigartina exasperata & Bailey
Chondracanthus exasperatus (Harvey & Bailey) Hughey Prasiola Pt., Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada
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Gigartina exasperata Harvey & Bailey 1851: 371
Published in: Harvey, W.H. & Bailey, J.W. (1851). [Dr. Gould presented, in behalf of Professors W.H. Harvey of Trinity College, Dublin, and J.W. Bailey of West Point, descriptions of seventeen new species of Algae collected by the United States Exploring Expedition...]. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 3: 370-373.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondracanthus exasperatus (Harvey & Bailey) Hughey
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Oposite Fort Nisqually, Puget Sound, Washington, USA (Hughey & Hommersand 2008: 137). Lectotype: cystocarpic specimen: 1838-1842; TCD 94544 (Hughey & Hommersand 2008: 137).
Source of current name
Hughey, J.R. & Hommersand, M.H. (2008). Morphological and molecular systematic study of Chondracanthus (Gigartinaceae, Rhodophyta) from Pacific North America. Phycologia 47: 124-155.
Hughey, J.R. Dudash, R. & Kjeldsen, C. K. (1996). A field and molecular systematic study on species of Chondracanthus (Gigartinales, Rhodophyceae) from Pacific North America. Journal of Phycology 32: 22-23.
Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 August 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Humphrey, H.B. (1901). XXXIII. Observations on Gigartina exasperata. Minn. Bot. Stud. 5: 601-607.
Merrill, J.E. & Waaland, J.R. (1979). Photosynthesis and respiration in a fast growing strain of Gigartina exasperata (Harvey and Bailey). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 39: 281-290.
Mumford, T.F., Jr & Waaland, J.R. (1980). Progress and prospects for field cultivation of Iridaea cordata and Gigartina exasperata. pp. 92-105, 193-197, 213-228. California: California Sea Grant College Program.
Sylvester, A.W. & Waaland, J.R. (1983). Cloning the red alga Gigartina exasperata for culture on artificial substrates. Aquaculture 31: 305-318.
Sylvester, A.W. & Waaland, J.W. (1984). Sporeling dimorphism in the red alga Gigartina exasperata Harvey & Bailey. Phycologia 23: 427-432.
Waaland, J. R. (1979). Growth and strain selection in Gigartina exasperata (Florideophyceae). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 9: 241-247.
Waaland, J.R. (1978). Growth and strain selection in Gigartina exasperata (Florideophyceae). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 9: 241-248.
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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.