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Fucus vesiculosus var. spiralis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh

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

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Fucus vesiculosus var. spiralis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Spain, Galicia, Ría de Arousa, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus vesiculosus var. spiralis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Fucus vesiculosus var. spiralis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Fucus vesiculosus var. spiralis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Trá na Reilige, an Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe; 10.5-mm lens. 21 Aug 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus vesiculosus var. spiralis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Trá na Reilige, An Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe. 28 Jun 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus vesiculosus var. spiralis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Trá na Reilige, an Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe. 28 Jun 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus vesiculosus var. spiralis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Céibh an tSrutháin, an Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe; 10.5-mm lens. 28 Jun 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus vesiculosus var. spiralis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
New Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; with abundant receptacles. 14 Apr 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus vesiculosus var. spiralis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Céibh an tSrutháin, an Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe; 10.5-mm lens. 28 Jun 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus vesiculosus var. spiralis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Trá and Dóilín, an Cheathrú Rua, Conemara; floating plants. 29 Apr 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; holdfast on granite
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Fucus vesiculosus var. spiralis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh 1810: 9

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 Fucus spiralis Linnaeus

Basionym
Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: "Habitat in Mari Atlantico" (Atlantic Ocean) (Linnaeus 1753: 1158). Type: LINN 1274.48 (Spencer, Irvine & Jarvis 2009: 252).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered with little bladders or blisters (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Mathieson, A.C., Dawes, C.J., Wallace, A.L. & Klein, A.S. (2006). Distribution, morphology, and genetic affinities of dwarf embedded Fucus populations from the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. Botanica Marina 49: 283-303.

Created: 24 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 12 January 2007 by Wendy 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.)

Billard, E., Daguin, C., Pearson, G., Serrão, E., Engel C. & Valero M. (2005). Genetic isolation between three closely related taxa: Fucus vesiculosus, F. spiralis and F. ceranoides (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 41(4): 900-905.
Billard, E., Serrão, E.A., Pearson, G.A., Engel, C.R., Destombe, C. & Valero, M. (2006). Analysis of sexual phenotype and prezygotic fertility in natural populations of Fucus spiralis, F. vesiculosus (Fucaceae, Phaeophyceae) and their putative hybrids. European Journal of Phycology 40(4): 397-407.
Billard, E., Serrão, E.A., Pearson, G.A., Destombe, C. & Valero, M. (2010). Fucus vesiculosus and spiralis complex: a nested model of local adaptation at the shore level. Marine Ecology Progress Series 405: 163-174.
Cairrao, E., Pereira, M.J., Morgado, F., Nogueira, A.J.A., Guilhermino, L. & Soares, A.M.V.M. (2009). Phenotypic variation of Fucus ceranoides, F. spiralis and F. vesiculosus in a temperate coast (NW Portugal). Botanical Studies 50: 205-215.
Chapman, A. R. O. (1990). Competitive interactions between Fucus spiralis L. and Fucus vesiculosus L. (Fucales, Phaeophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 13: 205-209.
López Rodríguez, Mª.C. & Pérez-Cirera, J.L. (1995). Aportación al conocimiento de la influencia de la contaminación industrial en Fucus vesiculosus y Fucus spiralis en el N.O. de la Península Ibérica. Studia Botanica 13: 21-29.
Margalet, J.L., Almaraz, T., Navarro, M.J. & Pérez-Ruzafa, I.M. (1993). Mapas de distribución de algas marinas de la Península Ibérica. III. Fucus ceranoides L., F. serratus L., F. spiralis L. y F. vesiculosus L. (Fucales, Fucophyceae). Botanica Complutensis 18: 267-290.
Pérez-Ruzafa, M. & Gallardo, T. (1997). Mapas de distribución de algas marinas de la Península Ibérica e Islas Baleares. X. Variedades de Fucus spiralis L. y de F. vesiculosus L. (Fucales, Fucophyceae). Botanica Complutensis 21: 121-136.
Perrin, C., Daguin, C., Van de Vliet, M., Engel, C.R., Pearson, G.A., & Serrão,E.A. (2007). Implications of mating system for genetic diversity of sister algal species: Fucus spiralis and Fucus vesiculosus (Heterokontophyta, Phaeophyceae). European Journal of Phycology 42: 219-230.

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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 16 February 2019.

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