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Heterozostera tasmanica (Martens ex Ascherson) Hartog

Publication details
Heterozostera tasmanica (Martens ex Ascherson) Hartog 1970: 116, figs 36-38

Published in: Hartog, C. den (1970). The sea-grasses of the world. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afdeling Natuurkunde, Tweede Reeks 59(1): [1-]6-275, 63 figs, 31 plates.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Heterozostera.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Zostera tasmanica G.Martens ex Ascherson

Basionym
Zostera tasmanica G.Martens ex Ascherson

Type information
Lectotype locality: Port Phillip, Victoria (Robertson 1984: 109). Lectotype: F. Mueller; 1866; MEL 2905 (Robertson 1984: 109).

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

Habitat notes
Usually occurs subtidally in shallow coastal waters to about 8 m deep but also found in deeper, clear oceanic water (Robertson 1984). - (25 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Hartog, C. den (1970). The sea-grasses of the world. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afdeling Natuurkunde, Tweede Reeks 59(1): [1-]6-275, 63 figs, 31 plates.

McMillan, C. (1983). Comparison of secondary compounds in Heterozostera tasmanica from Australia and Chile. Aquatic Botany 15: 205-207.

Phillips, R.C., Santelices, B., Bravo, R. & McRoy, C.P. (1983). Heterozostera tasmanica (Martens ex Ascherson) den Hartog in Chile. Aquatic Botany 15: 195-200.

Robertson, E.L. (1984). Seagrasses. In: The marine benthic flora of Southern Australia. Part 1. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 57-122. Adelaide: D.J. Woolman, Government Printer, South Australia.

Created: 03 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 25 June 2010 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.)

Bulthuis, D.A. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1981). Effects of in situ nitrogen and phosphorus enrichment of the sediments on the seagrass Heterozostera tasmanica. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 53: 193-207.
Bulthuis, D.A. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1983). Biomass accumulation and shading effects of epiphytes on leaves of the seagrass, Heterozostera tasmanica, in Victoria, Australia. Aquatic Botany 16: 137-148.
Bulthuis, D.A. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1983). Seasonal variation in standing crop, density and leaf growth rate of the seagrass, Heterozostera tasmanica, in Western Port and Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia. Aquatic Botany 16: 111-136.
McMillan, C. (1983). Comparison of secondary compounds in Heterozostera tasmanica from Australia and Chile. Aquatic Botany 15: 205-207.
Phillips, R.C., Santelices, B., Bravo, R. & McRoy, C.P. (1983). Heterozostera tasmanica (Martens ex Ascherson) den Hartog in Chile. Aquatic Botany 15: 195-200.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 November 2018.

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