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Gracilaria rhodocaudata Yamamoto & Kudo

Publication details
Gracilaria rhodocaudata Yamamoto & Kudo 1995: 208-210, figs 1-5

Published in: Yamamoto, H. (1995). New species and variety of Gracilaria from Japan: G. rhodocaudata sp. nov. and G. chorda var. exilis var. nov.. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 207-212. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gracilaria is Gracilaria compressa (C.Agardh) Greville.

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

Synonym(s)
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General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Gracilaria rhodocaudata Yamamoto & Kudo)
Japanese: Beni-ogonori (Yamamoto 1995).

Type information
Type locality: Kisarazu, Chiba Prefecture, Japan (Yamamoto 1995: 210). Holotype: 28 May 1992; HAK (Yamamoto 1995: 210). Notes: Holotype specimen (spermatangial) and other specimens are deposited at the Herbarium of Marine Botany, Faculty of Fisheries, Hokkaido University (HAK). Yamamoto (1995: 210) notes that this species grows on rocks, pebbles and shells covered with sandy mud from low tide mark down to upper sublittoral zone in comparatively calm waters and frequently is found with G. vermiculophylla (Yamamoto & Sasaki 1988).

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References
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Sajiki, J. (1997). Effects of acetic acid treatment on the concentrations of arachidonic acid and prostaglandin E2 in the red algae Gracilaria asiatica and G. rhodocaudata. Fisheries Sci. 63: 128-131.
Yamamoto, H. (1995). New species and variety of Gracilaria from Japan: G. rhodocaudata sp. nov. and G. chorda var. exilis var. nov.. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 207-212. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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

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