Sargassum sinclairii Hooker f. & 1845
Sargassum sinclairii Hooker f. & Harvey 1845: 522
Published in: Hooker, J.D. & Harvey, W.H. (1845). Algae Novae Zelandiae; being a catalogue of all of the species of algae yet recorded as inhabiting the shores of New Zealand, with characters and brief descriptions of the new species discovered during the voyage of H.M. discovery ships "Erebus" and "Terror" and of others communicated to Sir W. Hooker by D. Sinclair, the Rev. Colenso, and M. Raoul. London Journal of Botany 4: 521-551.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Bay of Islands, New Zealand (Index Nominum Algarum).
Subgenus Bactrophycus J.Agardh Section Halochloa (Kützing) Endlicher
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sargassum sinclairii Hooker f. & Harvey)
Australia and New Zealand: Chatham Islands (Nelson 2013), Manawatawhi/Three Kings Is. (Nelson 2013), New Zealand (Adams 1994, Phillips 1995, Nelson & Phillips 1996, Adams 1997, Mattio & Payri 2009, Harper & al. 2012, Nelson et al. 2014), North Island, NZ (Nelson 2013), South Island, NZ (Nelson 2013), Stewart Island/Rakiura (Nelson 2013).
Source of current name
Dixon, R.R.M., Matteo, L., Huisman, J.M., Payri, C.E., Bolton, J.J. & Gurgel, F.D. (2014). North meets south - Taxonomic and biogeographic implications of a phylogenetic assessment of Sargassum subgenera Arthrophycus and Bactrophycus (Fucales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 53(1): 15-22.
Adams, N.M. (1997). Common seaweeds of New Zealand. pp. -48, 48 pls. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press.
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, -638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. -328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.
Phillips, N. (1995). Biogeography of Sargassum (Phaeophyta) in the Pacific basin. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 5, pp. 107-145. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.
Created: 09 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 October 2021 by E.A. Molinari Novoa
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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 October 2021.