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Chondrus giganteus f. flabellatus Mikami

Publication details
Chondrus giganteus f. flabellatus Mikami 1965: 256, pl. VII: fig. 1

Published in: Mikami, H. (1965). A systematic study of the Phyllophoraceae and Gigartinaceae from Japan and its vicinity. Memoirs of the Faculty of Fisheries Hokkaido University 5(2): 181-285.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chondrus is Chondrus crispus Stackhouse.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), huge.

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

Distributional notes
This entity has been introduced accidentally, probably via oyster cultivation, into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 163) being first found in the Etang de Thau (France) in 1994 (Verlaque & Latula 1996). To date (2015), it does not appear to have spread. - (5 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Omazaki, Aomori Prefecture, Japan (Mikami 1965: 256). Type: SAP

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chondrus giganteus f. flabellatus Mikami)
Europe: France (Verlaque & Latala 1996, Verlaque 2001, Anon. 2017).

Asia: Japan (Mikami 1965).

Key references
Verlaque, M. & Latala, A. (1996). Sur une espèce Japonaise de Chondrus (Gigartinaceae, Rhodophyta) accidentellement introduite dans l'étang de Thau (France, Méditerranée. Cryptogamie, Algologie 17: 153-164, 16 figs, 1 table.

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: 22 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 05 November 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Brodie, J., Masuda, M. & Guiry, M.D. (1994). Life history and photoperiodic responses in Chondrus giganteus forma flabellatus (Gigartinaceae, Rhodophyta) from Japan. European Journal of Phycology 29: 159-164, 5 figs, 3 tables.

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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 13 December 2017.

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