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Sargassum atlanticum Bory, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Sargassum atlanticum Bory 1829: 171, nom. illeg.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sargassum is Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum vulgare C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Atlantic Ocean.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: included Sargassum vulgare C.Agardh in synonymy. - (12 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 12 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 12 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 May 2019.

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