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Nemacystus decipiens (Suringar) Kuckuck

Publication details
Nemacystus decipiens (Suringar) Kuckuck 1929: 68, figs 92, 93

Published in: Kuckuck, P. (1929). Fragmente einer Monographie der Phaeosporeen. Helgoländer Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen 17(4): 1-93, 155 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nemacystus is Nemacystus ramulosus Derbès & Solier.

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

Mesogloia decipiens Suringar

Type information
Syntype localities: various in Japan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 623).

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), deceiving (used of a species closely resembling another) (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Mesogloia decipiens Suringar 1872
Cladosiphon decipiens (Suringar) Okamura 1903

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996) the name Myriocladia capensis has been misapplied to this species by Jadin (1935: 159).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Nemacystus decipiens (Suringar) Kuckuck)
Japanese: Mozuku (Madlener 1977), Mozuka (Rhoads & Zunic 1978).

Common names used in commerce, often for edible algae
hai yun {Chi}

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Nemacystus decipiens (Suringar) Kuckuck)
Africa: Mauritius (Børgesen 1941, Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-west Asia: Arabian Gulf (John & Al-Thani 2014), Bahrain (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Sahoo et al. 2001, Krishnamurthy & Baluswami 2010, Rao & Gupta 2015), Kuwait (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Al-Yamani et al. 2014), Pakistan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Saudi Arabia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Asia: China (Tseng 1984, Liu 2008, Tseng 2009), Japan (Okamura 1936, Segawa 1981, Segawa 1981, Segawa 1981, Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Korea (Lee & Kang 1986, Lee & Kang 2001, Lee 2008, Kim 2010), South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016).

South-east Asia: Vietnam (Nguyen et al. 2013).

Australia and New Zealand: Lord Howe Island (Kraft 2009), Queensland (Lewis 1985, Cribb 1996, Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010), Western Australia (Huisman 2015).

Pacific Islands: Hawaiian Islands (HI) (Abbott & Huisman, 2004, Huisman, Abbott & Smith 2007), Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (Tsuda 2014).

Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2015). Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. pp. [i]-viii, 1-320, 56 figs, 14 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

Inagaki, K.I. (1954). Contributions to the knowledge of the Chordariales from Japan I. Scientific Papers of the Institute of Algological Research, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 4(1): 1-14.

Kim, H.-S. (2010). Ectocarpaceae, Acinetopsoraceae, Chordariaceae. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 2, Number 1. Heterokontophyta: Phaeophyceae: Ectocarpales. Marine brown algae I. (Kim, H.-S. & Boo, S.-M. Eds), pp. [3]-137. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Kraft, G.T. (2009). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 2. Brown algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-364, 107 figs. Erratum of fig. 73 from vol. 1. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study and CSIRO Publishing.

Peters, A.F. (1987). Reproduction and sexuality in the Chordariales (Phaeophyceae). Progress in Phycological Research 5: 223-264.

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Nishitsuji, K., Arimoto, A., Higa, Y., Mekaru, M., Kawamitsu, M., Satoh, N. & Shoguchi, E. (2019). Draft genome of the brown alga, Nemacystus decipiens, Onna-1 strain: Fusion of genes involved in the sulfated fucan biosynthesis pathway. Sceintific Reports 9(4607): 1-11, 6 figs.
Peters, A.F. & Müller, D.G. (1986). Critical re-examination of sexual reproduction in Tinocladia crassa, Nemacystus decipiens and Sphaerotrichia divaricata (Phaeophyceae, Chordariales). Japanese Journal of Phycology 34: 69-73.

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