Sarconema scinaioides Børgesen
Sarconema scinaioides Børgesen Agios Kosmas, Saronikos Gulf, Greece, in September 2009, in the upper sublittoral zone
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Sarconema scinaioides Børgesen 1934: 12-13, fig. 9, pl. II (lower)
Published in: Børgesen, F. (1934). Some Indian Rhodophyceae especially from the shores of the Presidency of Bombay-IV. Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 1934: 1-30, 19 figs, Plates I-IV.
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This species was introduced into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 235) via the Suez Canal, being first found at Tel-Aviv around 1945. It has since spread to Turkey and Greece. - (6 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry
Entrance to cavelet in fossil reef limeston, ca. 1 m depth (Lipkin & Silva 2002). - (3 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: in the vicinity of Karachi, Pakistan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 337). Type: Kotwal; NY (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 20).
Lipkin, Y. & Silva, P.C. (2002). Marine algae and seagrasses of the Dahlak Archipelago, southern Red Sea. Nova Hedwigia 75(1-2): 1-90, 7 figs.
Papenfuss, G.F. & Edelstein, T. (1974). The morphology and taxonomy of the red alga Sarconema (Gigartinales: Solieriaceae). Phycologia 13(1): 31-43, 25 figs.
Verlaque, M., Ruitton, S., Mineur, F. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (2015). CIESM atlas of exotic species of the Mediterranean. Macrophytes. pp. -362, many photograph and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.
Created: 19 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 November 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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