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Sargassum subtilissimum C.K.Tseng & B.Lu

Publication details
Sargassum subtilissimum C.K.Tseng & B.Lu 1979: 2, pl. 1: figs 1, 2

Published in: Tseng, C.K. & Lu, B. (1979). Studies on the Sargassaceae of the Xisha Islands, Guangdong Province, China. II. Studia Marina Sinica 15: 1-12, VII plates.

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

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

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum Section Zygocarpicae

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sargassum subtilissimum C.K.Tseng & B.Lu)
South-west Asia: India (Rao & Gupta 2015).

Asia: China (Tseng 1984, Phillips 1995, Tseng & Lu 2000, Liu 2008), South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016), Xisha Islands (Tseng & Lu Baoren 1988).

South-east Asia: Vietnam (Nguyen et al. 2013).

Key references
Ajisaka, T., Noro, T. & Yoshida, T. (1995). Zygocarpic Sargassum species (subgenus Sargassum) from Japan. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 11-44. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Phillips, N. (1995). Biogeography of Sargassum (Phaeophyta) in the Pacific basin. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 5, pp. 107-145. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Tseng, C.K. & Lu Baoren (1988). Studies on Chinese species of zygocarpic Sargassum. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 23-54. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program.

Tseng, C.K. & Lu Baoren (1988). Studies on Chinese species of zygocarpic Sargassum. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 23-54. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program.

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