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Corallina tuna J.Ellis & Solander 1768

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Corallinaceae
Subfamily Corallinoideae
Tribe Corallineae
Genus Corallina

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Corallina tuna J.Ellis & Solander
Okha, Devbhoomi Dwarka district, Gujarat state, India. 11 Jul 2019. Haresh Kalasariya (hareshahir22@gmail.com). © Haresh Kalasariya.

Corallina tuna J.Ellis & Solander
en su hábitat natural, en la zona Habana- Matanzas, sobre el arrecife. Foto: Ángel Fernández.

Corallina tuna J.Ellis & Solander
1. Subsurface utricles each bearing three surface utricles. 2. Surface view of outermost utricles. 3. Habit (Sesoko Island, Okinawa, Japan), May 2005. © E.A.Titlyanov et al..

Corallina tuna J.Ellis & Solander
Cabo de Palos, Murcia, Spain. 31 Aug 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez. © marmenormarmayor.es.

Corallina tuna J.Ellis & Solander
Cabo de Palos, Murcia, Spain. 11 Sep 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez " . © marmenormarmayor.es.

Corallina tuna J.Ellis & Solander
1. Subsurface utricles each bearing three surface utricles. 2. Surface view of outermost utricles. 3. Habit (Sesoko Island, Okinawa, Japan).. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Corallina tuna J.Ellis & Solander
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Corallina tuna J.Ellis & Solander
KwaZulu-Natal. Heroen Verbruggen. © Heroen Verbruggen (heroen.verbruggen@gmail.com).

Corallina tuna J.Ellis & Solander
Mbweni, Zanzibar; lower intertidal pools on sheltered back-reef. 05 Apr 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Corallina tuna J.Ellis & Solander
Area of Romito, near Livorno, Italy; -15 m depth. Habit of reproductive specimens. David Balata (david.balata@ucd.ie). © David Balata (david.balata@ucd.ie).

 

Gloiocladia wilsonis (J.Agardh) R.E.Norris

Halimeda tuna (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux 1. Subsurface utricles each bearing three surface utricles. 2. Surface view of outermost utricles. 3. Habit (Sesoko Island, Okinawa, Japan), May 2005
© E.A.Titlyanov et al.

Publication details
Corallina tuna J.Ellis & Solander 1768: 111, pl. 20: fig. e (as 'Corallina Tuna' )

Published in: Ellis, J. & Solander, D. (1786). The natural history of many curious and uncommon zoophytes, collected from various parts of the globe by the late John Ellis...Systematically arranged and described by the late Daniel Solander, M.D., F.R.S. &c.. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-208, 63 pls. London: Printed for Benjamin White and Son, at Horace's Head, Fleet-Street and Peter Elmsly, in the Strand.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Corallina is Corallina officinalis Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halimeda tuna (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux

Type information
Type locality: Mediterranean Sea (Silva & al. 1996: 872).

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

Nomenclatural notes
"Tuna" is a noun, a Spanish name for the Prickyl-Pear cactus (Opuntia). It may have origins in the Taino language of the Caribbean. - (2 Jun 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1816). Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. pp. [i]-lxxxiv, chart, [1]-560, [560, err], pls I-XIX, uncol. by author. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.

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