Eucheuma alvarezii 1985
Kappaphycus alvarezii (Doty) L.M.Liao Praia Leste, Sepetiba bay, Rio de Janeiro state , Brazil, 2009
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Eucheuma alvarezii Doty in I.A.Abbott & J.N.Norris 1985: 37, figs 1-6
Published in: Doty, M.S. (1985). Eucheuma alvarezii sp. nov. (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) from Malaysia. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds), pp. 37-45. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-011].
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Kappaphycus alvarezii (Doty) L.M.Liao
Holotype locality: Creagh Reef, south of Semporna, Sabah, Malaysia (Doty 1985: 38). Holotype: 13 October 1978; Growing attached to calcareous solid materials of detrital origin near the channel west of Karindingan Island on Creagh Reef. BISH MSD 28727 (Doty 1985: 38). Notes: Within 0.5 km of this same site, paratype collections were made of similar specimens on 10 July 1979 and 25 October 1979 (distributed to BISH,US).
Named for Mr. Vicente Alvarez, a biologist of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources who became the first Manager of Marine Colloids in the Philippines.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
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.
Doty, M.S. (1988). Podromus ad systematica Eucheumatoideorum: a tribe of commercial seaweeds related to Eucheuma (Solieriaceae, Gigartinales). In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 159-207. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-018].
Zemke-White, W.L. & Ohno, M. (1999). World seaweed utilisation: an end-of-century summary. Journal of Applied Phycology 11: 369-376.
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Azanza-Corrales, R. & Dawes, C.J. (1989). Wound healing in cultured Eucheuma alvarezii var. tambalang Doty. Botanica Marina 32: 229-234.
Dawes, C. J., Trono Jr., G. C. & Lluisma, A. O. (1993). Clonal propagation of Eucheuma denticulatum and Kappaphycus alvarezii for Philippine seaweed farms. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 379-383.
Dawes, C.J. (1989). Temperature acclimation in cultured Eucheuma isiforme from Florida and E. alvarezii from the Philippines. Journal of Applied Phycology 1: 59-65.
Dawes, C.J. (1992). Irradiance acclimination of the cultured Phillipine seaweeds, Kappaphycus alvarezii and Eucheuma denticulatum. Botanica Marina 35: 189-195.
Doty, M.S. (1985). Eucheuma alvarezii sp. nov. (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) from Malaysia. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds), pp. 37-45. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-011].
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