Sargassum hystrix var. fluitans Børgesen 1914

Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen

Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) BørgesenHollywood Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; pelagic cast - 29 June 2019. M.D. Guiry

Publication Details
Sargassum hystrix var. fluitans Børgesen 1914: 11, fig. 8

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1914). The species of Sargassum found along the coasts of the Danish West Indies with remarks upon the floating forms of the Sargasso Sea. In: Mindeskrift i Anledning af Hundredaaret for Japetus Steenstrups Fødsel. (Jungersen, H.F.E. & Warming, E. Eds) Vol. Art. XXXII, pp. 1-20. København: Bianco Lunos Bogtrykkeri.

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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen.

Type Information
Type locality: Sargasso Sea; (Silva & al. 1996: 673)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), porpucine-like, bristly or spiny (Neal 1993).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 November 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 November 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2022

 
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