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Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Desmarestiales
Family Desmarestiaceae
Genus Desmarestia

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Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Desmarestia aculeata, subtidal with Saccorhiza polyschides, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Desmarestia aculeata, subtidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Desmarestia aculeata, subtidal with Laminaria ochroleuca, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
British Columbia; zoospores showing stigmata. Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

 

Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux British Columbia; zoospores showing stigmata
© Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com)

Publication details
Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 25

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Desmarestia.

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

Basionym
Fucus aculeatus Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: between England and France (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 901).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), prickly, spine-like (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus aculeatus Linnaeus 1763
Sphaerococcus aculeatus (Linnaeus) Stackhouse 1797
Hippurina aculeata (Linnaeus) Stackhouse 1809
Sporochnus aculeatus (Linnaeus) C.Agardh 1817
Desmia aculeata (Linnaeus) Lyngbye 1819
Spinularius aculeata (Linnaeus) Ruprecht 1850

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus muscoides Hudson 1762
Fucus virgatus Gunnerus 1766
Fucus aculeatus var. muscoides Turner 1802
Ectocarpus densus Lyngbye 1819
Sporochnus aculeatus var. complanatus C.Agardh 1820
Sporochnus aculeatus var. plumosus Suhr 1834
Desmarestia aculeata var. plumosa (Suhr) Oersted 1844
Desmarestia aculeata f. subnervis E.S.Sinova 1921
Desmarestia aculeata f. typica E.S.Sinova 1921
Desmarestia aculeata f. viridescens A.D.Zinova 1951

Taxonomic notes
Invalid: nominal variety requires autonymic epithet. - (29 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux)
English: Landlady's wig, Sea sorrel (Dickinson 1963), Mermaid’s hair (Anonymous 1978), Desmarest's Prickly Weed, Landladies' Wig (Bunker et al. 2010).

French: Oseille de mer (Dickinson 1963).

Gaeilge: Gruagach (Anonymous 1978).

German: Stacheltang (Braune 2008).

Japanese: Toge-urushigusa (Tokida 1954).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Fucus aculeatus Linnaeus)
Europe: Ireland (Tighe 1803), Spain (Conde Poyales & Seoane Camba 1982).

(as Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux)
Arctic: Barents Sea (Malavenda 2018), Canada (Arctic) (Taylor 1957, Lee 1980), Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Gulliksen et al. 1999, Fredriksen & Kile 2012, Hop et al. 2012 , Fredriksen et al. 2014), White Sea (Smirnova & Mikhailova 2013, Garbary & Tarakhovskaya 2013).

Europe: Atlantic France (Burel, Le Duff & Ar Gall 2019), Baltic Sea (Nielsen et al. 1995, Kontula & Fürhapter 2012), Britain (Newton 1931, Fletcher 1987, Hardy & Guiry 2003, Marconi et al. 2011, Brodie et al. 2016, Bunker et al. 2017), Channel Islands (Lyle 1920, Dixon 1961), Corsica (Boudouresque & Perret 1977), Faroe Islands (Irvine 1982, Nielsen & Gunnarsson 2001), France (Dizerbo & Herpe 2007, Anon. 2017), France (Breizh) (Feldmann 1954, Loiseaux-de Goër & Noailles 2008), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996), Helgoland (Bartsch & Kuhlenkamp 2000), Ireland (Adams 1907, Adams 1908, Cotton 1912, Cotton 1913, Cullinane 1971, Guiry 1978, De Valéra et al. 1979, Morton 1994, Guiry 2012, Bunker et al. 2017), Netherlands (Stegenga et al. 1997), Norway (Jaasund 1965, Rueness 1997, Brattegard & Holte 2001), Portugal (De Mesquita Rodrigues 1963, Ardré 1970, Araújo et al., 2003, Araújo et al. 2009), Scandinavia (Athanasiadis 1996, Karlason et al. 2018), Spain (Miranda 1931, Conde Poyales & Seoane Camba 1982, Gallardo et al. 1985, Ribera et al. 1992, Granja, Cremades & Barbara 1992, Flores-Moya et al. 1995, Bárbara & Cremades 1996, Veiga, Cremades & Bárbara 1998, Bárbara et al. 2005, Cires Rodriguez & Cuesta Moliner 2010), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016), Spitsbergen (Vinogradova 1995), Sweden (Kylin 1907, Kylin 1947).

Atlantic Islands: E. Greenland (Lund 1959, Pedersen 1976), Greenland (Pedersen 2011), Iceland (Caram & Jónsson 1972).

North America: Alaska (AK) (Saunders 1901, Lindstrom 1977, Scagel et al. 1989, Mondragon & Mondragon 2003, Lindeberg & Lindstrom 2010), Baffin Island (Küpper et al. 2016), British Columbia (Scagel et al. 1989), Connecticut (CT) (Schneider, Suyemoto & Yarish 1979), Labrador (Taylor 1957), Maine (ME) (Mathieson et al. 2001), Manitoba (Saunders & McDevit 2013), New Hampshire (HN) (Mathieson & Hehre 1986, Mathieson & Dawes 2002), New Jersey (NJ) (Taylor 1957), Oregon (OR) (Hansen 1997, Mondragon & Mondragon 2003 ), Québec (Taylor 1957), Washington (WA) (Scagel et al. 1989).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

Asia: Bering Sea (Mondragon & Mondragon 2003), Commander Islands (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 1997), Japan (Okamura 1936), Kamchatka (Vozzhinskaja 1965, Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2009), Kurile Islands (Nagai 1940), Russia (Far East) (Selivanova 2002, Perestenko & Zakhodnova 2008).

Antarctic and the subantarctic islands: Victoria Land (Papenfuss 1964).

(as Sporochnus aculeatus (Linnaeus) C.Agardh)
Arctic: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Gulliksen et al. 1999).

(as Desmarestia aculeata f. subnervis E.S.Sinova)
Arctic: Russia (Arctic) (Athanasiadis 1996).

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.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia 45: 1-508.

Fletcher, R.L. (1987). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Vol. 3. Fucophyceae (Phaeophyceae). Part 1. pp. [i]-x, [1]-359, 90 figs, 15 pls. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.

Loiseaux-de Goër, S. & Noailles, M.-C. (2008). Algues de Roscoff. pp. [1]-215, col. figs. Roscoff: Editions de la Station Biologique de Roscoff.

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.

Mondragon, J. & Mondragon, J. (2003). Seaweeds of the Pacific Coast. Common marine algae from Alaska to Baja California. pp. [i]iv, [1]-97. Monterey, California: Sea Challengers.

Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp. [1] 7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.

Perestenko L.P. & Zakhodnova T.A. (2008). The genus Desmarestia (Phaeophyta, Desmarestiaceae) in the Far Eastern seas of Russia. Botanicheskii Zhurnal (St. Petersburg) 93(7): 1112-1117, 4 pls.

Zinova, A.D. (1953). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Manual for identification of the brown algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-224. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 24 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Chapman, A.R.O. & Burrows, E.M. (1970). Experimental investigations into the controlling effects of light conditions 0n the development and growth of Desmarestia aculeata (L.) Lamour. Phycologia 9: 103-108.
Chapman, A.R.O. & Burrows, E.M. (1970). Experimental investigations into the controlling effects of light conditions on the development and growth of Desmarestia aculeata (L.) Larmour. Phycologia 9: 103-108, 2 figs.
Chapman, A.R.O. & Burrows, E.M. (1971). Field and culture studies of Desmarestia aculeata (L.) Lamour. Phycologia 10: 63-76.
Íñiguez, C., Carmona, R., Lorenzo, M.R., Niell, F.X., Wiencke, C. & Gordillo, F.J.L. (2016). Increased CO2 modifies the carbon balance and the photosynthetic yield of two common Artic brown seaweeds: Desmarestia aculeata and Alaria sculenta. Polar Biology 39(11): 1979-1991.
Müller, D.G. & Lüthe, N.M. (1981). Hormonal interaction in sexual reproduction of Desmarestia aculeata (Phaeophyta). British Phycological Journal 16: 351-356.

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