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Sargassum aquifolium (Turner) C.Agardh

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

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Sargassum aquifolium (Turner) C.Agardh
1. Habit. 2. Phylloids. 3. Low intertidal (Son Hai, Ninh Nhuan Province, Vietnam).. 09 Mar 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova. © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Sargassum aquifolium (Turner) C.Agardh
Long Reef, Kimberley, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Sargassum aquifolium (Turner) C.Agardh
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

 

Sargassum aquifolium (Turner) C.Agardh Long Reef, Kimberley, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Sargassum aquifolium (Turner) C.Agardh 1820: 12

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], [1]-168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
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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.

Basionym
Fucus aquifolius Turner

Type information
Type locality: Sunda Strait, Indonesia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 658). Lectotype: Watts; BM 563434 (: 902).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum Section Binderianae

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus aquifolius Turner 1807

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum heterocystum Montagne 1842
Sargassum crassifolium J.Agardh 1848
Sargassum echinocarpum J.Agardh 1848
Sargassum binderi Sonder ex J.Agardh 1848
Sargassum oocyste J.Agardh 1848
Sargassum biserrula J.Agardh 1848
Sargassum echinocarpum Greville 1848
Sargassum odontocarpum Sonder 1871
Sargassum echinocarpum var. vitiense Grunow 1874
Sargassum cinctum var. echinocarpum Grunow 1888
Sargassum anapense Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1901
Sargassum crassifolium var. samoensis Grunow 1915
Sargassum binderi var. incisifolium Sonder ex Grunow 1915
Sargassum spathulifolium var. neocaledonicum Grunow 1916
Sargassum fonanonense Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924

Taxonomic notes
Formerly in Section Acanthocarpicae (Mattio et al., 2010). - (19 Jan 2010) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
Exposed reef flats (Matteo et al. 2009: 1223). - (19 Jan 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Sargassum echinocarpum J.Agardh)
Hawaiian: Limu kala (Chapman & Chapman 1980), Limu-Kala (Arasaki & Arasaki 1983), Limu Honu, Holly Limu, Kala-launui, Kala-lauli'i (Abbott 1984).

(as Sargassum binderi Sonder ex J.Agardh)
Arabic: Qunbar al-ma (F.A.O. 1997).

English: Binder’s sargassum weed (F.A.O. 1997).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

(as Fucus aquifolius Turner)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

(as Sargassum aquifolium (Turner) C.Agardh)
Africa: Kenya (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Bolton, Oyieke & Gwanda 2007), Madagascar (Matteo & Payri 2010), Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Oliveira, Österlund & Mtolera 2005, Matteo & Payri 2010).

Indian Ocean Islands: Andaman Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Nicobar Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Réunion (Matteo & Payri 2010), Seychelles (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-west Asia: Arabian Gulf (John & Al-Thani 2014), India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Sahoo et al. 2001, Rao & Gupta 2015), Iran (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Kuwait (Al-Yamani et al. 2014).

Asia: China (Tseng & Lu 2000), China (Hainan Island) (Titlyanova, Titlyanov & Kalita 2014, Titlyanov et al. 2016), Japan (Okamura 1936, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016), Taiwan (Lewis & Norris 1987, Shao 2003-2014, Anon. 2012).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2014), Philippines (Liao, Belleza & Gerldino 2013, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014), Singapore (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Pham et al. 2011, Yip et al. 2018), Thailand (Noiraksar et al. 2014, Kantachumpoo et al. 2015), Vietnam (Kristiansen & Lind 1995, Titlyanov & Titlyanov 2012, Nguyen et al. 2013, Titlyanov, Titlyanova & Belous 2015).

Australia and New Zealand: Kermadec Islands (Mattio & Payri 2009, Matteo & Payri 2010, Duffy & Ahyong 2015), New Zealand (Mattio & Payri 2009, Harper et al. 2012), Norfolk Island (Mattio & Payri 2009), Papua New Guinea (Mattio & Payri 2009), Queensland (Lewis 1985, Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Mattio & Payri 2009, Bostock & Holland 2010), Western Australia (Dixon et al. 2012, Dixon & Huisman 2015).

Pacific Islands: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Fiji (Mattio & Payri 2009), French Polynesia (Matteo & Payri 2010), Hawaiian Islands (HI) (Matteo & Payri 2010), New Caledonia (Mattio & Payri 2009), Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (Tsuda 2014), Solomon Islands (Mattio et al. 2009, Mattio & Payri 2009), Vanuatu (Mattio et al. 2009, Mattio & Payri 2009).

(as Sargassum heterocystum Montagne)
South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Ahmed et al. 2009).

Asia: China (Liu 2008), China (Hainan Island) (Titlyanova, Titlyanov & Kalita 2014), Japan (Okamura 1936), South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016), Taiwan (Lewis & Norris 1987, Tseng & Lu Baoren 1997, Tseng & Lu Baoren 2002, Shao 2003-2014, Anon. 2012, Anon. 2012).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2014), Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987, Phillips 1995), Vietnam (, Pham-Hoàng 1969, Dai 2007).

Australia and New Zealand: New Guinea (Phillips 1995).

(as Sargassum crassifolium J.Agardh)
Africa: Mozambique (Tschaikner, Gärtner & Kofler), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Tronchin & De Clerck 2005).

Indian Ocean Islands: Andaman Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-west Asia: Bahrain (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Bangladesh (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Ahmed et al. 2009), Goa (Pereira & Almeida 2014), India (Sahoo et al. 2001), Iran (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Pakistan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Qatar (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Coppejans et al. 2009).

Asia: China (Tseng 1984, Tseng & Lu Baoren 1997, Tseng & Lu 2000, Liu 2008), Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Phillips 1995, Yoshida 1998, Stiger et al. 2000, Yoshida, Stiger, Ajisaka & Noro 2002, Stiger et al. 2004), South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016), Taiwan (Lewis & Norris 1987, Yoshida 1988, Shao 2003-2014, Anon. 2012, Anon. 2012).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Malaysia (Stiger et al. 2000), Philippines (Trono 1992, Phillips 1995), Thailand (Coppejans et al. 2011), Vietnam (Pham-Hoàng 1969, Phillips 1995, Stiger et al. 2000, Yoshida, Stiger, Ajisaka & Noro 2002, Abbott, Fisher & McDermid 2002, Tsutsui et al. 2005, Dai 2007, Titlyanov et al. 2011).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Lewis 1985, Cribb 1996, Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Kraft 2009, Bostock & Holland 2010).

Pacific Islands: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Federated States of Micronesia (Tsuda 1988, Phillips 1995, Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Tsuda 2006), Mariana Islands (Tsuda 2003), New Caledonia (Phillips 1995, Payri 2007).

(as Sargassum echinocarpum J.Agardh)
Asia: Taiwan (Lewis & Norris 1987, Yoshida 1988, Shao 2003-2014).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Singapore (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Vietnam (Dai 2007).

Pacific Islands: Fiji (South & Skelton 2003), French Polynesia (N'Yeurt & Payri 2006 , Mattio, Payri & Stiger-Pouvreau 2008), Hawaiian Islands (HI) (Magruder & Hunt 1979, Magruder 1988, Noro, Ajisaka & Yoshida 1994, Phillips 1995, Abbott & Huisman, 2004, McDermid et al. 2005, Huisman, Abbott & Smith 2007), New Caledonia (Payri 2007), Samoan Archipelago (Skelton & South 1999).

(as Sargassum binderi Sonder ex J.Agardh)
South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed et al. 2009).

Asia: China (Tseng & Baoran 1995, Tseng & Lu 2000, Liu 2008), Japan (Okamura 1936), South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016), Taiwan (Lewis & Norris 1987, Yoshida 1988, Shao 2003-2014, Shao 2003-2014).

South-east Asia: Malaysia (Ajisaka, Phang & Yoshida 1999, Stiger et al. 2000, Ajisaka 2002, Yoshida, Stiger, Ajisaka & Noro 2002, Stiger et al. 2004, Wong & Phang 2004), Philippines (Trono 1992), Singapore (Ajisaka 2002), Vietnam (Pham-Hoàng 1969, Dai 2007, Titlyanov et al. 2011).

(as Sargassum oocyste J.Agardh)
South America: Chile (Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).

Africa: Somalia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-east Asia: Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987, Phillips 1995).

(as Sargassum biserrula J.Agardh)
South-west Asia: India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Sahoo et al. 2001, Tseng & Lu 2002), Southeast Arabian coast (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Sri Lanka (Tseng & Lu 2002).

Asia: China (Tseng & Lu Baoren 2002, Liu 2008), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Phillips 1995, Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Singapore (Tseng & Lu 2002).

Australia and New Zealand: New Guinea (Phillips 1995), Queensland (Lewis 1985, Cribb 1996, Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010).

(as Sargassum odontocarpum Sonder)
South-west Asia: India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Sahoo et al. 2001), Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Asia: China (Tseng & Lu Baoren 1999, Tseng & Lu 2000, Liu 2008), South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014, Anon. 2012).

South-east Asia: Singapore (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Pham et al. 2011).

Australia and New Zealand: Papua New Guinea (Littler & Littler 2003).

Pacific Islands: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Samoan Archipelago (Skelton & South 1999).

(as Sargassum echinocarpum var. vitiense Grunow)
Pacific Islands: Fiji ().

(as Sargassum cinctum var. echinocarpum Grunow)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Sargassum anapense Setchell & N.L.Gardner)
Pacific Islands: American Samoa (Skelton et al. 2004), Samoan Archipelago (Phillips 1995, Skelton & South 1999).

(as Sargassum crassifolium var. samoensis Grunow)
Pacific Islands: Samoan Archipelago (Skelton & South 1999).

(as Sargassum spathulifolium var. neocaledonicum Grunow)
Pacific Islands: New Caledonia ().

(as Sargassum fonanonense Setchell & N.L.Gardner)
Pacific Islands: American Samoa (Skelton et al. 2004), Samoan Archipelago (Phillips 1995, Skelton & South 1999).

Key references
Cho, S.M., Lee, S.M., Ko, Y.D., Mattio, L. & Boo, S.M. (2012). Molecular systematic reassessment of Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in Korea using four gene regions. Botanica Marina 55(5): 473-484.

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

Dixon, R.R.M. & Huisman, J.M. (2015). Fucales. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 245-275. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Dixon, R.R.M., Matteo, L., Huisman, J.M., Payri, C.E., Bolton, J.J. & Gurgel, F.D. (2014). North meets south - Taxonomic and biogeographic implications of a phylogenetic assessment of Sargassum subgenera Arthrophycus and Bactrophycus (Fucales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 53(1): 15-22.

Mattio, L. & Payri, C.E. (2009). Taxonomic revision of Sargassum species (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) from New Caledonia based on morphological and molecular analyses. Journal of Phycology 45(6): 1374-1388.

Mattio, L., Payri, C.E. & Verlaque, M. (2009). Taxonomic revision and geographic distribution of the subgenus Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in the western and central Pacific islands based on morphological and molecular analyses. Journal of Phycology 45(5): 1213-1227.

Mattio, L., Payri, C.E., Verlaque, M. & De Reviers, B. (2010). Taxonomic revision of Sargassum sect. Acanthocarpicae (Fucales, Phaeophyceae). Taxon 59(3): 896-904.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

Titlyanov, E.A. & Titlyanov, T.V. (2012). Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation. pp. [1]-376, many col. photographs. Vladivostok: Dalnauka & A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. [in Russian]

Yip, T.Z., Quek, R.Z.B., LOw, J.K.Y., WIlson, B. & Bauman, A.G., Chou, L.M., Todd, P.A. & Huang, D.W. (2018). Diversity and phylogeny of Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in Singapore. Phytotaxa 369(3): 200-210, 3 figs.

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