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Phaeocystis antarctica Karsten 1905

Publication details
Phaeocystis antarctica Karsten 1905: 130, pl. 18: fig. 16

Published in: Karsten, G. (1905). Das Phytoplankton des Antarktischen Meeres nach dem Material der deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition 1898-1899. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition auf dem Dampfer 'Valdivia' 1898-1899 II 2: 1-136, pls I-XIX, 1 map, many unnumbered distribution maps.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phaeocystis is Phaeocystis pouchetii (Hariot) Lagerheim.

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

Type information
Type locality: W. of Kerguelen: 59º1'S, 47º38'E (0-10 m) (Index Nominum Algarum). Notes: Type locality: Sta. 147, located at 59º1.2'S, 47º38.3'E in the western Pacific Sector of the Antarctic Circumpolar Convergence (Zingone et al. 2011: 656).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antarctic (Stearn 1973).

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

Distributional notes
Atlantic Sector of the Antarctic Circumpolar Convergence (49º24'S, 2º15'E) (Zingone et al. 2011). - (15 Dec 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Edvardsen, B., Eikrem, W., Green, J.C., Andersen, R.A., van der Stayy, S.Y.M. & Medlin, L. (2000). Phylogenetic reconstructions of the Haptophyta inferred from 18S ribosomal DNA sequences and available morphological data. Phycologia 39(1): 19-35.

Gaebler-Schwarz, S., Davidson, A., Assmy,P., Chen, J., Henjes, J., Nothig, E.-M., Lunau, M. & Medlin, L.K. (2010). A new cell stage in the haploid-diploid life cycle of the colony-forming haptophyte Phaeocystis antarctica and its ecological implications. Journal of Phycology 46(5): 1006-1016.

Gäbler-Schwarz, S., Medlin, L.K. & Leese, F. (2015). A puzzle with many pieces: the genetic structure and diversity of Phaeocystis antarctica Karsten (Prymniophyceae). European Journal of Phycology 50(1): 112-124.

Lange, M., Chen, Y.-Q. & Medlin, L.K. (2002). Molecular genetic delineation of Phaeocystis species (Prymnesiophyceae) using coding and non-coding regions of nuclear and plastid genomes. European Journal of Phycology 37(1): 77-92.

Medlin, L.K., Lange, M. & Baumann, M.E.M. (1994). Genetic differentiation among three colony-forming species of Phaeocystis: further evidence for the phylogeny of the Prymnesiophyta. Phycologia 33(3): 199-212, 6 figs, 6 tables.

Schoemann, V., Becquevort, S., Stefels, J., Rousseau, V. & Lancelot, C. (2005). Phaeocystis blooms in the global ocean and their controlling mechanisms: a review. Journal of Sea Research 53: 43-66, 5 figs, 9 tables.

Zingone, A., Forlani, G., Percopo, I. & Montresor, M. (2011). Morphological characterization of Phaeocystis antarctica (Prymnesiophyceae). Phycologia 50(6): 650-660.

Created: 10 December 2010 by Wendy Guiry

Verified by: 02 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Alderkamp, A.-C., Kulk, G., Buma, A.G.J., Visser, R.J.W., Van Dijken, G.L., Mills M.M. & Arrigo, K.R. (2012). The effect of iron limitation on the photophysiology of Phaeocystis antarctica (Prymnesiophyceae) and Fragilariopsis cylindrus (Bacillariophyceae) under dynamic irradiance. Journal of Phycology 48(1): 45-59.
Gaebler-Schwarz, S., Davidson, A., Assmy,P., Chen, J., Henjes, J., Nothig, E.-M., Lunau, M. & Medlin, L.K. (2010). A new cell stage in the haploid-diploid life cycle of the colony-forming haptophyte Phaeocystis antarctica and its ecological implications. Journal of Phycology 46(5): 1006-1016.
Gäbler-Schwarz, S., Medlin, L.K. & Leese, F. (2015). A puzzle with many pieces: the genetic structure and diversity of Phaeocystis antarctica Karsten (Prymniophyceae). European Journal of Phycology 50(1): 112-124.
Hong, Y., Smith, W.O., Jr & White, A.-M. (1997). Studies on transparent exopolymer particles (TEP) produced in the Ross Sea (Antarctica) and by Phaeocystis antarctica (Prymnesiophyceae). Journal of Phycology 33: 368-376, 8 figs, 2 tables.
Kameyama, S., Otomaru, M., McMinn, A. & Suzuki, K. (2020). Ice melting can change DMSP production and photosynthetic activity of the haptophyte Phaeocystis antarctica. Journal of Phycology 56(3): 761-774.
Kropuenske, L.R., Mills, M.M., van Dijken, G.L, Alderkamp, A.-C., Berg, G.M., Robinso, D.H., Welschmeyer, N.A. & Arrigo, K.R. (2010). Stategies and rates of photoacclimation in two major Southern Ocean phytoplankton taxa: Phaeocystis antarctica (Haptophyta) and Fragilariopsis cylindricus (Bacillariophyceae). Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1138-1151.
Mathot, S., Smith, W.O., Carlson, C.A., Jr, Garrison, D.L., Gowing, M.M. & Vickers, C.L. (2000). Carbon partitioning within Phaeocystis antarctica (Prymnesiophyceae) colonies in the Ross Sea, Antarctica. Journal of Phycology 36: 1049-1056.
Mills, M.M., Kroupenske, L.R., van Dijken, G.L., Alderkamp, A.-C., Berg, G.M., Robinson, D.H., Welschmeyer, N.A. & Arrigo, K.R. (2010). Photophysiology in two southern ocean phytoplankton taxa: photosynthesis of Phaeocystis antarctica (Prymnesiophyceae) and Fragilariopsis cylindrus (Bacillariophyceae) under simulated mixed-layer irradiance. Journal of PHycology 46(6): 1114-1127.
Peperzak, L. & Gabler-Schwarz, S. (2012). Current knowledge of the life cycles of Phaeocystis globosa and Phaeocystis antarctica (Prymnesiophyceae). Journal of Phycology 48(3): 514-517.
Rizkallah, M.R., Frickenhaus, S., Trimborn, S., Harms, L., Moustafa, A., Benes, V., Gäbler-Schwarz, S. & Beszteri, S. (2020). Deciphering patterns of adaptation and acclimation in the transcriptome of Phaeocystis antarctica to changing iron conditions. Journal of Phycology 56(3): 747-760.
Tang, K.W., Smith, W.O., Elliott, D.T. & Shields, A.R. (2008). Colony size of Phaeocystis antarctica (Prymnesiophyceae) as influenced by zooplankton grazers. Journal of Phycology 44: 1372-1378.
van Leeuwe, M.A., Visser, R.J.W. & Stefels, J. (2014). The pigment composition of Phaeocystis antarctica (Haptophyceae) under various conditions of light, temperature, salinity, and iron. Journal of Phycology 50(6): 1070-1080.
Zingone, A., Forlani, G., Percopo, I. & Montresor, M. (2011). Morphological characterization of Phaeocystis antarctica (Prymnesiophyceae). Phycologia 50(6): 650-660.

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