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Durvillaea potatorum (Labillardière) Areschoug

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

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Durvillaea potatorum (Labillardière) Areschoug
Durvillaea potatorum, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Durvillaea potatorum (Labillardière) Areschoug
Durvillaea potatorum, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Durvillaea potatorum (Labillardière) Areschoug
Durvillaea potatorum, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Durvillaea potatorum (Labillardière) Areschoug
Durvillaea potatorum, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Durvillaea potatorum (Labillardière) Areschoug
Durvillaea potatorum, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Durvillaea potatorum (Labillardière) Areschoug
Durvillaea potatorum, Fossil Island, Pirates Bay, Tasmania. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Durvillaea potatorum (Labillardière) Areschoug
Durvillaea potatorum zone, Fossil Island, Pirates Bay, Tasmania. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Durvillaea potatorum (Labillardière) Areschoug
Durvillaea potatorum, Fossil Island, Pirates Bay, Tasmania. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Durvillaea potatorum (Labillardière) Areschoug
Durvillaea potatorum, Fossil Island, Pirates Bay, Tasmania. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Durvillaea potatorum (Labillardière) Areschoug
Durvillaea potatorum, Fossil Island, Pirates Bay, Tasmania. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Durvillaea potatorum (Labillardière) Areschoug Pirates Bay, Tasmania; shallow subtidal
© Erasmo Macaya Horta (emacaya@oceanografia.udec.cl)

Publication details
Durvillaea potatorum (Labillardière) Areschoug 1854: 343

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1854). Phyceae novae et minus cognitae in maribus extraeuropaeis collectae. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, series 3 1: 329-372.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Durvillaea is Durvillaea utilis Bory.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Fucus potatorum Labillardière

Type information
Type locality: Ad capitis Van-Diemen littora [Cape van Diemen, south-eastern Tasmania] (Labillardière 1807: 112). Type: FI (Womersley 1987: 339).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus potatorum Labillardière 1807
Sarcophycus potatorum (Labillardière) Kützing 1843

Usage notes
In Australia, Durvillaea potatorum is distributed from Robe in South Australia to Bermagui in New South Wales. On the west coast of King Island cast plants are harvested for processing and supply to Kelco Alginates, Girvan,Scotland. Plants can grow up to 6 m in length and can reach 200 kg in weight (although not typical). Average annual harvest is 20 - 25,000 tonnes wet weight.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Durvillaea potatorum (Labillardière) Areschoug)
English: Bull kelp (Braune 2008).

Common names used in commerce, often for edible algae
; "kelp, bull"

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

McHugh, D.J. (2003). A guide to the seaweed industry. FAO Fisheries Technical Paper 441: x + 105, 64 figs.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

Created: 02 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 February 2018 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.)

Areschoug, J.E. (1847). Fucus potatorum Labill. och Durvillaea Bory. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 4: 267-272.
Cheshire, A.C. & Hallam, N.D. (1985). The environmental role of alginates in Durvillaea potatorum (Fucales, Phaeophyta). Phycologia 24: 147-153.
Cheshire, A.C. & Hallam, N.D. (1988). Biomass and density of native stands of Durvillaea potatorum (southern bull-kelp) in south eastern Australia. Marine Ecology Progress Series 48: 277-283.
Cheshire, A.C. & Hallman, N.D. (1989). Methods for assesing the age composition of native stands of subtidal macro-algae: a case study on Durvillaea potatorum. Botanica Marina 32: 199-204.
Cheshire, A.C. & Hallman, N.D. (1989). Morphological differences in the southern bull-kelp (Durvillaea potatorum) throughout south-eastern Australia. Botanica Marina 32: 191-197.
Clayton, M.N. & Ashburner, C.M. (1994). Secretion of phenolic bodies following fertilization in Durvillaea potatorum (Durvillaeales, Phaeophyta). European Journal of Phycology 29: 1-9.
Clayton, M.N., Hallam, N.D. & Shankly, C.M. (1987). The seasonal pattern of conceptacle development and gamete maturation in Durvillaea potatorum (Durvillaeales, Phaeophyta). Phycologia 26: 35-45.
Kevekordes, K. & Clayton, M.N. (1999). Shedding of the zygote wall by Durvillaea potatorum (Durvillaeales, Phaeophyta) embryos. European Journal of Phycology 34: 65-70, 15 figs..
Maier, I. & Clayton, M.N. (1989). Oogenesis in Durvillaea potatorum (Durvillaeales, Phaeophyta). Phycologia 28: 271-274.
Raven, J.A., Beardall, J. & Roberts, S. (1989). The ecophysiology of inorganic assimilation by Durvillaea potatorum (Durvillaeales, Phaeophyta). British Phycological Journal 24: 311.
Raven, J.A., Beardall, J. & Roberts, S. (1989). The ecophysiology of inorganic carbon assimiliation by Durvillaea potatorum (Durvillaeales, Phaeophyta). Phycologia 28: 429-437.
Weber, X.A., Edgar, G.J., Banks, S.C., Waters, J.M. & Fraser, C.I. (2017). A morphological and phylogenetic investigation into divergence among sympatric Australian southern bull kelps (Durvillaea potatorum and D. amatheiae sp. nov.). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 107: 630-643, 6 figs.

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