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Ceramium strobiliforme G.W.Lawson & D.M.John

Publication details
Ceramium strobiliforme G.W.Lawson & D.M.John 1982: 287, pl. 44: figs 6, 7

Published in: Lawson, G.W. & John, D.M. (1982). The marine algae and coastal environment of tropical west Africa. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 70: 1-455.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceramium is Ceramium virgatum Roth.

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

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

Distributional notes
This species is considered to have been introduced into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 137), probably by shipping, being first found in the Salina Islands, italy, in 1992; it is now found in Greece and Italy. - (4 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Vernon Bank, Ghana (Lawson & John 1987: 273). Holotype: 11 April 1978; British Museum (Natural History), London (BM) 8791 (Lawson & John 1987: 273).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ceramium strobiliforme G.W.Lawson & D.M.John)
Europe: Greece (Tsirika & Haritonidis 2005), Italy (Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Furnari et al. 2003, Furnari et al. 2003, Cormaci et al. 2004 ).

Atlantic Islands: Cape Verde Islands (Otero-Schmitt & Sanjuan 1992, John et al. 2004, Prud'homme van Reine, Haroun & Kostermans 2005).

Africa: Ghana (Price, John & Lawson 1986, Lawson & John 1987, John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003, John et al. 2004, Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015).

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Verlaque, M., Ruitton, S., Mineur, F. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (2015). CIESM atlas of exotic species of the Mediterranean. Macrophytes. pp. [1]-362, many photograph and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.

Created: 05 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2017.

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