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Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Sargassum

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Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen
recolectada de arribazón a la costa en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Foto: Ángel Moreira..

Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen
a. rama; b. filoide; c. vesícula; d. cauloide; e. receptáculo. Esquema: Lourdes Moreira..

Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen
Cuba. 26 Jul 2012. Angel Moreira. © Angel Moreira.

Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen
Centra-southern Cuba. 26 Jul 2012. Angel Moreira. © Angel Moreira.

Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

Achnanthes laterostrata Hustedt

Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen recolectada de arribazón a la costa en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Foto: Ángel Moreira.
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Publication details
Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen 1914: 66, footnote

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1914). The marine algae of the Danish West Indies. Part 2. Phaeophyceae. Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 2(2): 1-68, 44 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sargassum is Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Sargassum hystrix var. fluitans Børgesen

Type information
Type locality: Sargasso Sea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 673).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum Section Sargassum

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), floating, swimming (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum hystrix var. fluitans Børgesen 1914

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus baccifer var. oblongifolius Turner 1807

Distributional notes
Pelagic species (South & Tittley 1986).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Camacho, O., Mattio, L., Draisma, S., Fredericq, S. & Diaz-Pulido, G. (2014). Morphological and molecular assessment of Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) from Caribbean Colombia, including the proposal of Sargassum giganteum sp. nov., Sargassum schnetteri comb. nov. and Sargassum section Cladophyllum sect. nov . Systematics and Biodiversity : .

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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References
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Moreira, A. & Alfonso, G. (2013). Inusual arribazón de Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen en la costa centrosur de Cuba. Revista de Investigación Marina 33(2): 17-20.
Moreira, L. & Suárez, A.M. (2002). Estudio del género Sargassum C. Agardh, 1820 (Phaeophyta, Fucales, Sargassaceae) en aguas cubanas. 4. Reproducción sexual en Sargassum natans (Linnaeus) Meyer y S. fluitans Børgesen. Rev. Invest. Mar. 23(1): 63-65.

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