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Cladosiphon okamuranus Tokida

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Chordariaceae
Genus Cladosiphon

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Cladosiphon okamuranus Tokida
1, 2. Fragments collected at low intertidal fringing coral reef of Sesoko Island. 3. Habit in aquarium (Sesoko Island, Okinawa, Japan).. 09 Mar 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova. © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

 

Ceramium stichidiosum var. smithii Laing

Cladosiphon okamuranus Tokida 1, 2. Fragments collected at low intertidal fringing coral reef of Sesoko Island. 3. Habit in aquarium (Sesoko Island, Okinawa, Japan).
© Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru)

Publication details
Cladosiphon okamuranus Tokida 1942: 87, fig. 4

Published in: Tokida, J. (1942). Phycological observations, V. Transactions of the Sapporo Natural History Society 17: 82-95.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cladosiphon is Cladosiphon mediterraneus K├╝tzing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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

Usage notes
"[This] edible seaweed has been cultivated in Kagoshima and Okinawa Prefectures on nets (crop amount to 20,000 ton fresh weight per year), harvested by water pump, and used mainly for food, in medicine and for alginate production." (Titlyanov, Titlyanova & Belous 2016: 171). - (8 Sep 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Kawai, H., Hanyuda, T., Kim, S.-H., Ichikawa, Y., Uwai, S. & Peters, A.F. (2016). Cladosiphon takenoensis sp. nov. (Ectocarpales s.l., Phaeophyceae) from Japan. Phycological Research 64: 212-218, 5 figs.

Sanson, M., Martin, M.J. & Reyes, J. (2006). Vegetative and reproductive morphology of Cladosiphon contortus, C. occidentalis and C. cymodoceae sp. nov. (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyceae) from the Canary Islands. Phycologia 45: 529-545.

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]

Created: 14 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 28 October 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Saito, H., Xue, C., Yamashiro, R. Moromizato & Itabashi, Y. (2010). High polyunsaturated fatty acid levels in two subtropical macroalgae, Cladosiphon okamuranus and Caulerpa lentillifera. Journal of Phycology 46(4): 665-673.
Shibata, H., Kimura-Takagi, I., Nagaoka, M., Hashimoto, S., Aiyama, R., Iha, M., Ueyama, S.,& Yokokura, T. (2000). Properties of fucoidan from Cladosiphon okamuranus tokida in gastric mucosal protection. Biofactors 11: 235-245.
Shinmura, I. & Yamanaka, K. (1974). Studies on the cultivation of an edible brown alga, Cladosiphon okamuranus I. The season for seeding of zoospore and its growth. Bull Jap Soc Sc Fish 40: 895-902.
Shinmura, I. & Yamanaka, K. (1974). Studies on the cultivation of an edible brown alga, Cladosiphon okamuranus II. Field culture experiments with a culture net. Bulletin of the Japanese Society of Scientific Fisheries 40: 1133-1138.
Shinmura, I. & Yamanaka, K. (1974). Studies on the cultivation of an edible brown alga, Cladosiphon okamuranus III. Development of zoospores from plurilocular sporangium. Bull Jap Soc Sc Fish 40: 1213-1222.
Shinmura, I. & Yamanaka, K. (1975). Studies on the cultivation of an edible brown alga, Cladosiphon okamuranus IV. Development of zoospore from unilocular sporangium. Bull Jap Soc Sc Fish 41: 1229-1235.
Shinmura, I. & Yamanaka, K. (1976). Studies on the cultivation of an edible brown alga, Cladosiphon okamuranus V. Conjugation of gamete and development of zygote. Bull Jap Soc Sc Fish 42: 21-28.
Shinmura, I. (1976). Fundamental studies on the cultivation of an edible brown alga, Cladosiphon okamuranus. : 1-64.
Shinmura, I. (1977). Life history of Cladosiphon okamuranus, Tokida from southern Japan. Bulletin of the Japanese Society for Phycology 25: 333-340.
Tako, M. (2003). Rheological characteristics of fucoidean isolated from comercially cultured Cladosiphon okamuranus. Botanica Marina 46: 461-465.
Tako, M., Yoza, E. & Tohma, S. (2000). Chemical characterization of acetyl fucoidan and alginate from commercially cultured Cladosiphon okamuranus. Botanica Marina 43: 393-398.

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