Derbesia rhizophora Yamada 1961: 123, fig. 2
Published in: Yamada, Y. (1961). Two new species of marine algae from Japan. Bulletin of the Research Council of Israel, Section D, Botany 10(D): 121-125.
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No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Introduced into the Thau Lagoon (Mediterranean France) probably in the early 1970s or 1980s (Verlaque 2001; Verlaque et al. 2015: 279). It is "well established" (2015) in the Etang de Thau (Verlaque et al. 2015: 279), and there have been no reports from other locations in the Mediterranean. - (23 Feb 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Horie pier, Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture, Japan. (Collected by S. Yagi)." (Yamada 1961: 123).
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.
Kim, G.H. & Klochkova, T.A. (2010). Bryopsidales. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 1, Number 1. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae: Ulotrichales, Ulvales, Cladophorales, Bryopsidales. Marine green algae. (Bae, E.H., Kim, H.-S., Kwon, C.-J., Hwang, I.-K., Kim, G.H. & Klochkova, T.A. Eds), pp. 157-209. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.
Verlaque, M. (2001). Checklist of the macroalgae of Thau Lagoon (Hérault, France), a hot spot of marine species introduction in Europe. Oceanologica Acta 24: 29-49.
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.
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