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Gelidium vagum Okamura

Publication details
Gelidium vagum Okamura 1934: 58, pl. 25; pl. 32: figs 8-10

Published in: Okamura, K. (1934). On Gelidium and Pterocladia of Japan. Journal of the Imperial Fisheries Institute, Tokyo 29: 47-67, Plates 16-33.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidium is Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gelidium chungii Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1935
Gelidium grubbae Fan 1961

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: Japan (Silva 1996-to date).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gelidium vagum Okamura)
Europe: Netherlands (Mineur et al. 2012 , Yoon et al. 2014).

North America: British Columbia (Scagel et al. 1989, Hughey et al. 1996 ), California (Hughey et al. 1996 , Miller 2012, Yoon et al. 2014), Washington (Hughey et al. 1996, Yoon et al. 2014).

Asia: China (Tseng 1984, Santelices 1988, Chang & Xia 1988, Xia, Tseng & Wang 2002, Xia 2004, Liu 2008, Zeng 2009, Yoon et al. 2014), Japan (Okamura 1936, Segawa 1981, Santelices & Stewart 1985, Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998), Korea (Lee 1994, Lee & Kim 1995, Lee & Kang 2001, Lee 2008, Yoon et al. 2014), Russia (Kozhenkova 2009, Yoon et al. 2014), Russia (Far East) (Perestenko 1980, Kloczcova 1996).

Distributional notes
See Hughey et al. (1996) and for further information on this introduced species in California. - (17 Aug 2006) - Wendy Guiry

Key references
Boo, S.M. & Ko, Y.D. (2012). Marine plants from Korea. pp. [1] 5-233, many col. photographs. Seoul: Marine & Extreme Genome Research Centre Program.

Hughey, J.R., Kieldsen, C.K., Silva, P.C., Moe, R.L. & DeCew, T.C. (1996). Noteworthy collections. California. Madro├▒o 43: 432 only.

Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka.

Lee, H.-B. & Kim, J.-I. (1995). Notes on gelidiales species from Korea. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 161-174. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Lee, H.B. (1994). Some species of Gelidium (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) from Korea. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 67-79.

Santelices, B. & Stewart, J.G. (1985). Pacific species of Gelidium Lamouroux and other Gelidiales (Rhodophyta), with keys and descriptions to the common or economically important species. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweds With Refernce to some Paicific and Caribbean Species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds), pp. 17-31. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program.

Santelices, B. (1988). Taxonomic studies on Chinese Gelidiales (Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 91-107.

Xia, B. (2004). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. III Gelidiales Cryptonemiales Hildenbrandiales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-203, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press.

Xia, B.M., Tseng, C.K. & Wang, Y.Q. (2002). Synopsis of the Chinese species of Gelidium (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 183-205. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College.

Yoon, K.J., Kim, K.M., Boo, G.H., Miller, K.A. & Boo, S.M. (2014). Mitochondrial cox1 and cob sequence diversities in Gelidium vagum (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) in Korea. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 29(1): 15-25.

Zhang, J.F. & Xia, E. (1988). Chinese species of Gelidium Lamouroux and other Gelidiales (Rhodophyta) with key, list and distribution of common species.. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 109-113. California Sea Grant College Program.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Meer, J. P. v. d. (1990). Isolation and genetic characterization of self-sterile mutants in a monoecious red alga Gelidium vagum (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 13: 389-395.
Oates, B.R. & Cole, K.M. (1994). Comparative studies on hair cells of two agarophyte red algae, Gelidium vagum (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) and Gracilaria pacifica (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 33: 420-433, 29 figs, 1 table.
Patwary, M.U. & van der Meer, J.P. (1994). Application of RAPD markers in an examination of heterosis in Gelidium vagum (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 30: 91-97, 7 figs.
Patwary, M.U., MacKay, R.M. & van der Meer, J.P. (1993). Revealing genetic markers in Gelidium vagum (Rhodophyta) through the random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) technique. Journal of Phycology 29: 216-222.
van der Meer, J.P. (1990). Isolation and genetic characterization of self-sterile mutants in a monoecious red alga Gelidium vagum (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). Hydrobiologia 204/205: 389-395.
Yoon, K.J., Kim, K.M., Boo, G.H., Miller, K.A. & Boo, S.M. (2014). Mitochondrial cox1 and cob sequence diversities in Gelidium vagum (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) in Korea. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 29(1): 15-25.

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