Spongoclonium caribaeum (Børgesen) M.J.
Spongoclonium caribaeum (Børgesen) M.J.Wynne Cape Peron, Western Australia
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Spongoclonium caribaeum (Børgesen) M.J.Wynne 2005: 23, 87
Published in: Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Mesothamnion caribaeum Børgesen
Type locality: "St. Jan: Off Annaberg" [Annaberg, St. John, Virgin Islands] (Børgesen 1917: 216). Holotype: dredged from 30 m. C (Yoshida 1998: 917).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of the Caribbean.
This species was introduced into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 201), perhaps by shipping, being first found at Villefranch-sur-mer, France, 1974. - (6 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 June 2019.