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Porphyra ochotensis Nagai

Publication details
Porphyra ochotensis Nagai 1941: 144, pl. IV, figs 3-8; pl. VI, figs 1, 2

Published in: Nagai, N. (1941). Marine algae of the Kurile Islands, II. Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido Imperial University 46: 139-310.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Porphyra is Porphyra purpurea (Roth) 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.

Taxonomic notes
Guiry (1997) notes that this species requires taxonomic reinvestigation and recommends consulting Kornmann & Sahling (1991).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Kurile Is.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Porphyra ochotensis Nagai)
Europe: Germany (Kornmann & Sahling 1991, Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Guiry 1997, Bartsch & Kuhlenkamp 2000).

North America: Alaska (AK) (Lindstrom 1977).

Asia: Commander Islands (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 1997), Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Kamchatka (Vozzhinskaja 1965), Kurile Islands (Nagai 1941), Russia (Kozhenkova 2009), Russia (Far East) (Perestenko 1980, Kloczcova 1996).

Key references
Klochkova, N.G., Korolyova, T.N. & Kusidi, A.E. (2009). [Atlas of marine algae of Kamchatka and surrounding areas. Vol. 2. Red seaweeds]. pp. 1-301. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: KamchatNIRO Press. [in Russian]

Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

Kornmann, P. & Sahling, P.-H. (1991). The Porphyra species of Helgoland (Bangiales, Rhodophyta). Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen 45: 1-38.

Tanaka, T. (1952). The systematic study of the Japanese Protoflorideae. Memoirs of the Faculty of Fisheries, Kagoshima University 2(2): 1-92, 41 figs, 23 pls.

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