Chondrus giganteus f. flabellatus
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), huge.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Omazaki, Aomori Prefecture, Japan (Mikami 1965: 256). Type: SAP
Asia: Japan (Mikami 1965).
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. -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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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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