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Gracilaria abyssalis Gurgel & Yoneshigue-Valentin 2008

Publication details
Gracilaria abyssalis Gurgel & Yoneshigue-Valentin 2008: 250, 252, figs 1-16

Published in: Gurgel, C.F.D., Fredericq, S., Norris, J.N. & Yoneshigue-Valentin, Y. (2008). Two new flat species of Gracilaria (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) from Brazil: G. abyssalis sp. nov. and G. brasiliensis sp. nov.. Phycologia 47: 249-264.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gracilaria is Gracilaria compressa (C.Agardh) Greville.

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

Type information
Type locality: Revizee Central VI (station Y3, 21º09'55"S; 40º19'44"W), Brazil (Gurgel & al. 2008: 253). Holotype: 14 June 2002; 47 m depth . US Alg. Coll. 209083 (Gurgel & al. 2008: 253). Notes: Isotypes: UC1819295 and UC 1819296: US Alg. Coll. 209084 to 209087: SPF.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of the deep.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Between 18 and 54 m depth and restricted to deep-water habitats of the SE Brazilian continental shelf on substrate of rhodoliths and other calcareous rocks of biogenic origin.

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Key references
Lyra, G. de M., Nunes, J.M. de C., Pestana, E.M. dos S., Matos, J.C.G de, Caires, T.A., Jesus, P.B. de, Costa, E.S. & Oliviera, M.C. (2021). Diversity fo Gracilariaceae (Rhodophyta) in Brazil: integrating morphological and molecular data. Phytotaxa 496: 1-53, 15 figs, 1 table, 2 Supplementary tables .

Created: 22 October 2008 by G.M. Guiry

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Gurgel, C.F.D., Fredericq, S., Norris, J.N. & Yoneshigue-Valentin, Y. (2008). Two new flat species of Gracilaria (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) from Brazil: G. abyssalis sp. nov. and G. brasiliensis sp. nov.. Phycologia 47: 249-264.

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