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Enteromorpha compressa (Linnaeus) Nees

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulvales
Family Ulvaceae
Genus Enteromorpha

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Enteromorpha compressa (Linnaeus) Nees
Point Loma, Cabrillo National Monument, Calfornia. 07 Sep 2018. © National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.

Enteromorpha compressa (Linnaeus) Nees
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; on peir wall. 19 Mar 2018. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Enteromorpha compressa (Linnaeus) Nees
1. Habit. 2. Surface view of cells. 3. Transverse section. 4. On intertidal cement blocks (Xom Con, Nhatrang city, Vietnam).. 09 Mar 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova. © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Enteromorpha compressa (Linnaeus) Nees
Collected near Roscoff (F), December 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

Enteromorpha compressa (Linnaeus) Nees
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 01 Jan 0001. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Enteromorpha compressa (Linnaeus) Nees
Hawaii; branch with lines of cells ad one pyrenoid per cell (arrow); scale 20 µm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Enteromorpha compressa (Linnaeus) Nees
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland. 18 Apr 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Enteromorpha compressa (Linnaeus) Nees
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland. 18 Apr 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Enteromorpha compressa (Linnaeus) Nees
Zeeland delta, Netherlands. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Enteromorpha compressa (Linnaeus) Nees
Ulva compressa Cuan, Ventry Harbour, Co. Kerry, Ireland. 11 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Ulva compressa Linnaeus Claddagh, Galway, Ireland; on stones in soft sand
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Enteromorpha compressa (Linnaeus) Nees 1820: Index (2)

Published in: Nees, C.G. (1820). Horae physicae Berolinenses collectae ex symbolis virorum doctorum H. Linkii...; edicuravit Christianus Godof. Nees ab Esenbeck.. pp. [i-xii], 1-123, [4], 27 pls. Bonnae [Bonn]: Sumtibus Adolphi Marcus.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Enteromorpha is Enteromorpha intestinalis (Linnaeus) Nees.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva compressa Linnaeus

Basionym
Ulva compressa Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: "Habitat in Europae mari & tectis maritimis" [Probably Bognor, Sussex, England] (Hayden et al. 2003: 289). Lectotype: Dillenius (1742: pl. 9: fig. 8) (epitype) OXF (Hayden et al. 2003: 289). Notes: Northern Europe (Lipkin & Silva 2002).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Nomenclature explained in Silva et al. (1996).

Taxonomic notes
According to Burrows (1991) this species is a synonym of Enteromorpha intestinalis (Linnaeus) Link.

Distributional notes
Huisman (2000) notes that this is a cosmopolitan species.

Habitat notes
Widespread in warm and temperate seas, penetrating boreal waters. On Caulerpa racemosa, C. sertularioides and Thalassia hemprichii; epilithic; on Halimeda discoidea in Chondrophycus papillosus community (Lipkin & Silva 2002). - (16 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Enteromorpha compressa (Linnaeus) Nees)
Swedish: Tarmalg (Tolstoy & Österlund 2003).

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Key references
Burrows, E.M. (1991). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 2. Chlorophyta. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-238, 60 figs, 9 pls. London: Natural History Museum Publications.

Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

Ding, L. & Luan, R. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus IV Chlorophyta No. I Ulotrichales Chaetophorales, Phaeophilales, Ulvales, Acrosiphoniales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-173, pls I-VI. Beijing: Science Press.

Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Hayden, H.S., Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A., Silva, P.C., Stanhope, M.J. & Waaland, J.R. (2003). Linnaeus was right all along: Ulva and Enteromorpha are not distinct genera. European Journal of Phycology 38(3): 277-294.

Pedroche, F.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar-Rosas, R. (2005). Catálogo de las algas marinas bentónicas del Pacífico de México. I. Chlorophycota. pp. i-viii, 17-146. Ensenada, México: Universidad Autónoma de Baja California.

Shimada, S., Hiraoka, M., Nabata, S., Lima, M. & Masuda, M. (2003). Molecular phylogenetic analyses of the Japanese Ulva and Enteromorpha (Ulvales, Ulvophyceae), with special reference to the free-floating Ulva. Phycological Research 51(2): 99-108.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Zemke-White, W.L. & Ohno, M. (1999). World seaweed utilisation: an end-of-century summary. Journal of Applied Phycology 11: 369-376.

Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk. [in Russian]

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Beer, S. & Shragge, B. (1987). Photosynthetic carbon metabolism in Enteromorpha compressa (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 23: 580-584, 4 figs, 3 tables.
Bliding, C. (1948). &üml;ber Enteromorpha intestinalis and compressa. Botaniska Notiser 1948: 123-136.
Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A. & Stanhope, M.J. (1998). Molecular and morphological analysis of Enteromorpha intestinalis and E. compressa (Chlorophyta) in the British Isles. Journal of Phycology 34: 319-340.
Kim, K.Y. & Lee, I.K. (1992). Phenology of marine Enteromorpha compressa (L.) Greville (Ulvales, Chlorophyceae) growing along tidal levels. Korean Journal of Botany 35: 69-75.
Kim, K.Y. & Lee, I.K. (1994). Morphological differences among the populations of Enteromorpha compressa (L.) Greville (Chlorophyceae) due to environmental factors. Korean Journal of Phycology 9(1): 29-35, 1 fig, 6 tables.
Kim, M.-K. & Lee, H.-W. (1998). Changes in B-carotene content in fresh and dry thalli of Undaria pinnatifida and Enteromorpha compressa from Korea. Algae 13(1): 151-155, 5 figs, 1 table.
Kuwano, K., Sakurai, R., Motozu, Y., Kitade, Y. & Saga, N. (2008). Diurnal cell division regulated by Gating, the G,/S transition in Enteromorpha Compressa (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 44: 364-373.
Lahaye, M. & Jegou, D. (1993). Chemical and physical-chemical characteristics of dietary fibres from Ulva lactuca (L.) Thuret and Enteromorpha compressa (L.) Grev.. Journal of Applied Phycology 5: 195-200.
Larsen, J. (1981). Crossing experiments with Enteromorpha intestinalis and E. compressa from different European localities. Nordic Journal of Botany 1: 128-136.
Niemann, D.I. & Dörffling, K. (1980). Growth-inhibitors and growth-promoters in Enteromorpha compressa (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 16: 383-389, 8 figs.
Percival, E. (1964). Polysaccharides of the green seaweeds, Ulva lactuca and Enteromorpha compressa. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 4: 360-365.
Silva, M.W.R.N. de & Burrows, E.M. (1973). An experimental assessment of the status of the species Entermorpha intestinalis (L.) Link and Enteromorpha compressa (L.) Grev. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 53: 895-904.

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