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Fucus amansii J.V.Lamouroux

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

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Fucus amansii J.V.Lamouroux
Fragment of sporophytic plant showing branching pattern (in aquarium). The plant taken from cast ashore (Yellow Sea, Qingdao City, China).. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Fucus amansii J.V.Lamouroux
Japan; this lady collects plants in the shallow subtidal; the species produces a high-quality agar for food. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus amansii J.V.Lamouroux
Lung-tung, Taipei County, Taiwan. 1997. 4. 22. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds.. Huang Su-fang. © Sue Huang (sfhuang@ntm.gov.tw).

Fucus amansii J.V.Lamouroux
Lung-tung, Taipei County, Taiwan. 1997. 4. 22. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds.. Huang Su-fang. © Sue Huang (sfhuang@ntm.gov.tw).

 

Gelidium amansii (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux Lung-tung, Taipei County, Taiwan. 1997. 4. 22. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds.
© Sue Huang (sfhuang@ntm.gov.tw)

Publication details
Fucus amansii J.V.Lamouroux 1805: 48-50, pl. 26: figs 2-5

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1805). Dissertations sur plusieurs espèces de Fucus, peu connues ou nouvelles; avec leur description en latin et en français. pp. xxiv + 85, XXXVI plates. Agen & Paris: de l'Imprimerie de Raymond Nouvel & Chez Treuttel et Würtz.
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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 Gelidium amansii (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: Madagascar, Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 134). Type: Lamouroux Herbarium, Laboratoire de Biologie et Biotechnologie Marines, Univ. de Caen (Santelices 1994: 39). Notes: Santelices (1994: 37) notes that Fucus amansii was originally described and illustrated by Lamouroux (1805), from materials collected on the coast of Ile de France and Madagascar. Later (Lamouroux 1813), the species was transferred to the genus Gelidium, and Lamouroux indicated "Ind. Orient." (Indes orientales), which has come to mean the general vicinity of India and Sri Lanka, as the area inhabited by this species.

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Key references
Lee, H.-B. & Kim, J.-I. (1995). Notes on gelidiales species from Korea. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 161-174. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Santelices, B. (1988). Taxonomic studies on Chinese Gelidiales (Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 91-107.

Santelices, B. (1994). A reassessment of the taxonomic status of Gelidium amansii (Lamouroux) Lamouroux. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 37-53. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-031].

Xia, B.M., Tseng, C.K. & Wang, Y.Q. (2002). Synopsis of the Chinese species of Gelidium (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 183-205. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College.

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