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Grateloupia asiatica S.Kawaguchi & H.W.Wang

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Halymeniales
Family Halymeniaceae
Genus Grateloupia

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Grateloupia asiatica S.Kawaguchi & H.W.Wang
1. Branches with distichous branchlets. 2. Transverse section showing cortical layer and medulla. 3. Transverse section showing mature cystocarp. 4. Natural habitat (Nhatrang Bay, Vietnam), cement blocks overgrowing with G. asiatica at low tide. Insert: H. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Grateloupia asiatica S.Kawaguchi & H.W.Wang
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Grateloupia asiatica S.Kawaguchi & H.W.Wang
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Grateloupia asiatica S.Kawaguchi & H.W.Wang
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

 

Gemina letterstedtoidea V.J.Chapman

Grateloupia asiatica S.Kawaguchi & H.W.Wang Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University

Publication details
Grateloupia asiatica S.Kawaguchi & H.W.Wang 2001: 435, fig. 1, 2

Published in: Kawaguchi, S., Wang, H.W., Horiguchi, T., Sartoni, G. & Masuda, M. (2001). A comparative study of the red alga Grateloupia filicina (Halymeniaceae) from the northwestern Pacific and Mediterranean with the desciption of Grateloupia asiatica, sp. nov.. Journal of Phycology 37: 433-442.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Grateloupia is Grateloupia filicina (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh.

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Tsuyazki, Fukuoka Prefecture. northern Kyushu, Japan (Kawaguchi, Wang, Horiguchi, Sartoni & Masuda 2001: 435). Holotype: S. Kawaguchi; 6.4.1989; SAP 088175 (Kawaguchi, Wang, Horiguchi, Sartoni & Masuda 2001: 435).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Grateloupia asiatica S.Kawaguchi & H.W.Wang)
Europe: France (Verlaque et al 2005, Anon. 2012).

Asia: China (Zeng 2009), China (Hainan Island) (Titlyanova, Titlyanov & Kalita 2014, Titlyanov et al. 2015), Japan (Verlaque et al 2005), Korea (Lee 2008, Lee et al. 2009), South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016).

South-east Asia: Vietnam (Titlyanov & Titlyanov 2012, Nguyen et al. 2013, Titlyanov, Titlyanova & Belous 2015).

Taxonomic notes
This species has been introduced accidentally, probably via oyster cultivation, into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 169) being first found in the Etang de Thau (France) in 1984. - (5 Nov 2015) - M.D. 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.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka.

Titlyanov, E.A. & Titlyanov, T.V. (2012). Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation. pp. [1]-376, many col. photographs. Vladivostok: Dalnauka & A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Verlaque, M., Brannock, P.M., Komatsu, T., Villalard-Bohnsack, M. & Marston, M. (2005). The genus Grateloupia C. Agardh (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) in the Thau Lagoon (France, Mediterranean): a case study of marine plurispecific introductions. Phycologia 44: 477-496.

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: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 August 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Kawaguchi, S., Wang, H.W., Horiguchi, T., Sartoni, G. & Masuda, M. (2001). A comparative study of the red alga Grateloupia filicina (Halymeniaceae) from the northwestern Pacific and Mediterranean with the desciption of Grateloupia asiatica, sp. nov.. Journal of Phycology 37: 433-442.

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