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Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Cladophoraceae
Genus Cladophora

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Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing
Collected near Roscoff (F), December 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing
Cladophora rupestris, Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland. 28 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing
Cladophora rupestris, Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland. 28 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; rocks at MTL. 18 Apr 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing
Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower intertidal rocks. 04 Aug 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing
Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower intertidal on Corallina. 04 Aug 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower intertidal on Corallina
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing 1843: 270

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cladophora is Cladophora oligoclona (Kützing) Kützing.

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

Basionym
Conferva rupestris Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: Habitat in Europeae marinis rupibus copioissima [Bognor Regis, Sussex, England] (Linnaeus 1753: 1167). Lectotype: OXF herb. Dillenius (Hoek 1969: 19, 64). Notes: Herb. Dillenius as Conferva marina trichodes ramosior Dillenius, 1741, upper specimen and lower left-hand specimen of the herbarium sheet.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rocky, rock-dwelling (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva rupestris Linnaeus 1753
Ceramium rupestre (Linnaeus) de Lamarck & De Candolle 1805
Annulina rupestris (Linnaeus) Link 1820
Chloronitum rupestre (Linnaeus) Gallion 1828

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Cladophora rupestris f. mediterranea (Kützing) Ardissone
Conferva glauca Roth 1800
Conferva rupestris var. glauca (Roth) Roth 1806
Conferva nuda Harvey 1836
Cladophora opposita Kützing 1843
Cladophora plumosa Kützing 1843
Cladophora ramosissima (Draparnaud ex Kützing) Kützing 1843
Conferva ramosissima Draparnaud ex Kützing 1845
Cladophora lyngbyana Kützing 1845
Cladophora rupestris var. baltica Kützing 1845
Conferva lyngbyana (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1847
Cladophora ramossisima (Draparnaud ex Kützing) Kützing 1849
Cladophora nuda (Harvey) Harvey 1849
Cladophora rupestris var. mediterranea Kützing 1849
Cladophora bertolonii Kützing 1849
Cladophora sertularina var. adriatica Kützing 1849
Cladophora rupestris f. flaccida Suringar 1857
Cladophora rupestris f. rigida Suringar 1857
Aegagropila biformis Wittrock 1878
Cladophora rupestris f. submarina Foslie 1884
Cladophora rupestris f. contracta Simmons 1897
Cladophora rupestris f. nuda (Harvey) Holmes & Batters ex Batters 1902
Cladophora rupestris var. nuda Hamel 1925

Distributional notes
According to John et al. (2004), the record from Senegal is regarded as doubtful since C. rupestris is not considered to be a tropical species (see Hoek, 1982).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing)
English: Slobán (Anonymous 1978), Common Green Branched Weed (Bunker et al. 2010).

Swedish: Bergborsting (Tolstoy & Österlund 2003).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

(as Cladophora rupestris f. mediterranea (Kützing) Ardissone)
Europe: Greece (Diannelidis 1953).

(as Conferva rupestris Linnaeus)
Europe: Ireland (Tighe 1803).

(as Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing)
Arctic: Russia (Arctic) (Hoek 1963), White Sea (Smirnova & Mikhailova 2013, Garbary & Tarakhovskaya 2013).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978, Munda 1979, Gallardo et al. 1993, Battelli 1997), Apulia (Bottalico et al. 2016), Balearic Islands (Gallardo et al. 1993, Ribera, Coloreu, Rodriguez Prieto & Ballesteros 1997, Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b), Baltic Sea (Nielsen et al. 1995, Kontula & Fürhapter 2012), Belgium (Coppejans & Kling 1995), Black Sea (Gallardo et al. 1993), Britain (Newton 1931, Hoek 1963, Burrows 1991, Hardy & Guiry 2003, Brodie et al. 2007, Brodie et al. 2016, Bunker et al. 2017), Channel Islands (Lyle 1920, Dixon 1961), Corsica (Boudouresque & Perret 1977, Gallardo et al. 1993), Denmark (Hoek 1963, Larsen & Sand-Jensen 2006, Wernberg 2006), Estonia (Hoek 1963), Faroe Islands (Irvine 1982), Finland (Hoek 1963), France (Hoek 1963, Gallardo et al. 1993, Coppejans & Kling 1995, Leliaert & Coppejans 2004, Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b, Dizerbo & Herpe 2007, Anon. 2017), France (Breizh) (Feldmann 1954, Loiseaux-de Goër & Noailles 2008), Germany (Hoek 1963, Ludwig & Schnittler 1996), Greece (Gerloff & Geissler 1974, Haritonidis & Tsekos 1976, Tsekos & Haritonidis 1977, Athanasiadis 1987, Gallardo et al. 1993, Tsiamis et al. ), Helgoland (Bartsch & Kuhlenkamp 2000), Ireland (Adams 1907, Adams 1908, Cotton 1912, Cotton 1913, Hoek 1963, Cullinane 1969, Cullinane 1971, Guiry 1978, De Valéra et al. 1979, Maggs 1983, Morton 1994, Guiry 2012), Italy (Hoek 1963, Giaccone 1969, Feoli & Bressan 1972, Edwards et al. 1975, Cinelli et al. 1976, Gallardo et al. 1993, Gallardo et al. 1993, Cecere et al. 1996, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999, Rindi, Sartoni & Cinelli 2002, Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b, Serio et al 2006), Latvia (Hoek 1963), Netherlands (Hoek 1963, Stegenga & Mol 1983, Stegenga et al. 1997), Norway (Hoek 1963, Jaasund 1965, Rueness 1997, Brattegard & Holte 2001), Portugal (Ardré 1970, Burrows 1991, Araújo et al., 2003, Araújo et al. 2009, Bárbara et al. 2012), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Spain (Ballesteros 1981, Romero Martinengo & Romero Martinengo 1982, Gallardo et al. 1985, Rodriguez Prieto & Polo Alberti 1988, Ballesteros 1989, Soto & Conde 1989, Gallardo et al. 1993, Flores-Moya et al. 1995, Peña & Bárbara 2002, Gorostiaga et al., 2004, Bárbara et al. 2005, Diaz-Tapia & Bárbara 2005, Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b, Peña & Bárbara 2006, Pena & Bárbara 2008 , Díaz et al 2008, Peña & Bárbara 2008, Cires Rodriguez & Cuesta Moliner 2010, Hernández et al. 2010, Diaz Tapia et al. 2011), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016), Sweden (Kylin 1907, Kylin 1949, Hoek 1963, Tolstoy & Österlund 2003), Turkey (Europe) (Güner, Aysel, Sukatar & Öztürk 1985, Gallardo et al. 1993, Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993, Taskin et al. 2008 ), Veneto (Sfriso 2011).

Atlantic Islands: Azores (Neto 1994 ), Faroe Islands (Hoek 1963), Gough Island (Chamberlain 1965), Greenland (Pedersen 2011), Iceland (Hoek 1963, Caram & Jónsson 1972).

North America: Connecticut (CT) (Schneider, Suyemoto & Yarish 1979), Massachusetts (MA) (Taylor 1957), New Brunswick (Saunders & Kucera 2010), New Hampshire (HN) (Mathieson & Hehre 1986), New Jersey (NJ) (Taylor 1957), Newfoundland (Taylor 1957), Nova Scotia (Taylor 1957, Scrosati 2016), Virginia (VA) (Humm 1979).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Brazil (Joly 1957, Oliveira Filho 1977, Moura 2010), Chile (Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).

Africa: Algeria (Hoek 1963, Gallardo et al. 1993, Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b), Egypt (Mediterranean) (Shabaka 2018), Morocco (Gallardo et al. 1993, Benhissoune, Boudouresque & Verlaque 2001, Benhissoune, Boudouresque & Verlaque 2001, Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b, Moussa et al. 2018), Senegal (John et al. 2004), Tunisia (Hoek 1963, Meñez & Mathieson 1981, Ben Maiz, Boudouresque & Quahchi 1987, Gallardo et al. 1993, Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed et al. 2008), Lebanon (Lakkis 2013), Turkey (Asia) (Taskin et al. 2008 ).

Asia: China (Titlyanov et al. 2011), Japan (Okamura 1936, Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Korea (Lee & Kang 1986, Lee & Kang 2001, Bae 2010), South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016).

South-east Asia: Myanmar (Burma) (Soe-Htun et al. 2009, Hlaing Hlaing Htoon & Soe-Htun), Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Lord Howe Island (Millar & Kraft 1994, Kraft 2000, Kraft 2007).

Antarctic and the subantarctic islands: Antarctica/Subantarctic Islands (Papenfuss 1964).

(as Cladophora ramossisima (Draparnaud ex Kützing) Kützing)
Africa: Egypt (Aleem 1993), Morocco (Dangeard 1949).

(as Cladophora rupestris var. mediterranea Kützing)
Europe: Romania (Caraus 2002).

(as Cladophora bertolonii Kützing)
Europe: France (Ben Maiz, Boudouresque, Lauret & Riouall 1988), Turkey (Europe) (Güven & Öztig 1971, Güner, Aysel, Sukatar & Öztürk 1985, Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993).

(as Cladophora rupestris var. nuda Hamel)
Europe: France (Breizh) (Feldmann 1954), Ireland (Newton 1931).

Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (2007). Green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. [i-v], vi-xii, 1-242, 101 figs. London: British Phycological Society.

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.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

Hoek, C. van den & Chihara, M. (2000). A taxonomic revision of the species of Cladophora (Chlorophyta) along the coasts of Japan and the Russian Far-east. Natural Science Museum [Tokyo] Monographs 19: 1-242, 100 figs.

Kim, H.-S., Kwon, C.-J. & Hwang, I.-K. (2010). Caldophorales. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 1, Number 1. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae: Ulotrichales, Ulvales, Cladophorales, Bryopsidales. Marine green algae. (Bae, E.H., Kim, H.-S., Kwon, C.-J., Hwang, I.-K., Kiim, G.H. & Klochkova, T.A. Eds), pp. 55-154. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Kraft, G.T. (2007). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-347, 110 text-figs; 11 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

Leliaert, F. & Coppejans, E. (2004). Crystalline cell inclusions: a new diagnostic character in the Cladophorophyceae (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 43: 189-203.

Loiseaux-de Goër, S. & Noailles, M.-C. (2008). Algues de Roscoff. pp. [1]-215, col. figs. Roscoff: Editions de la Station Biologique de Roscoff.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp. [1] 7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

Sfriso, A. (2011). Chlorophyta multicellulari e fanerogame acquatiche. Ambiente di transizione italiani e litorali adiacenti. pp. [1]-318, pls 1-94. Bologna: Arpa Emilia-Romagna.

Vinogradova, K.L. (1979). Opredelitel' vodoroslej dal'nevostochnykh morej SSSR. Selenye vodorosli [Determination book of the algae of the far-eastern seas of the USSR. Green algae]. pp. 1-148, 67 figs, pls I-XVIII. Leningrad: Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Botanicheskij Institut im. V.L. Komarova.

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References
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Fisher, I. S. & Percival, E. E. (1956). Water soluble polysaccharide of Cladophora rupestris. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 2: 5-9.
Jónsson, S. & Chesnoy, L. (1971). Méiose et sporogenèse chez le Cladophora rupestris (L.) Kütz.. Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l’Académie des Sciences. Paris. Série D 272: 1754-1756.
Jónsson, S. & Perrot, Y. (1967). Le cycle de reproduction du Cladophora rupestris (L.) Kütz., (Cladophoracées). Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l’Académie des Sciences. Paris. Série D 264: 2628-2631.
Kylin, H. (1944). Zur Biochemie von Cladophora rupestris. Kungliga Fysiografiska Sällskapets i Lund. Förhanlingar 14: 1-5.
Thomas, D.N., Collins, J.C. & Russell, G. (1988). Interactive effcts of temperature and salinity upon net photosynthesis of Cladophora glomerata (L.) Kütz. C. rupestris (L.) Kütz.. Botanica Marina 31: 73-77.
Wiencke, C. & Davenport, J. (1987). Respiration and photosynthesis in the intertidal alga Cladophora rupestris (L.) Kütz. under fluctuating salinity regimes. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 114: 183-197.

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