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Laminaria longicruris Bachelot Pylaie 1824

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Laminariales
Family Laminariaceae
Genus Laminaria


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Laminaria longicruris Bachelot Pylaie
Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).


Publication details
Laminaria longicruris Bachelot Pylaie 1824: 177, pl. 9: figs A-B

Published in: De la Pylaie, [A.J.M.B.] (1824). Quelques observations sur les productions de l'île de Terre Neuve et sur quelques algues de la côte de France, appartement au genre Laminaire. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique 4: 174-184.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Laminaria is Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Saccharina longicruris (Bachelot Pylaie) Kuntze

Type information
Type locality: Terre-Neuve: Saint-Pierre & Miquelon [Newfoundland, Canada]

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Laminaria longicruris Bachelot Pylaie)
English: Kelp, Oarweed (Madlener 1977), Atlantic Kombu (Chapman & Chapman 1980).

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Source of current name
Lane, C.E., Mayes, C., Druehl, L.D. & Saunders, G.W. (2006). A multi-gene molecular investigation of the kelp (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) supports substantial taxonomic re-organization. Journal of Phycology 42: 493-512.

Key references
Schmidt, A.L. & Scheibling, R.E. (2006). A comparison of epifauna and epiphytes on native kelps (Laminaria species) and an invasive alga (Codium fragile ssp. tomentosoides) in Nova Scotia, Canada.. Botanica Marina 49: 315-330.

Created: 22 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 28 April 2021 by M.D. Guiry

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

Anderson, M.R., Cardinal, A. & Larochelle, J. (1981). An alternate growth pattern for Laminaria longicruris. Journal of Phycology 17: 405-411, 7 figs, 2 tables.
Chapman, A. R. O. & Doyle, R. W. (1979). Gernetic analysis of alginate content in Laminaria longicruris (Phaeophyceae). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 9: 125-132.
Chapman, A.R.O. & Craigie, J.S. (1977). Seasonal growth in Laminaria longicruris: relations with dissolved inorganic nutrients and internal reserves of nitrogen. Marine Biology, Berlin 40: 197-205.
Chapman, A.R.O. & Craigie, J.S. (1978). Seasonal growth in Laminaria longicruris: relations with reserve carbohydrate storage and production. Marine Biology, Berlin 46: 209-213.
Chapman, A.R.O. (1986). Age versus stage: an analysis of age- and size-specific mortality and reproduction in a population of Laminaria longicruris Pyl.. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 97: 113-122.
Egan, B., Vlasto, A. & Yarish, C. (1989). Seasonal acclimation to temperature and light in Laminaria longicruris de la Pyl. (Phaeophyta). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 129: 1-16.
Gerard, V.A. & Mann, K.H. (1979). Growth and production of Laminaria longicruris (Phaeophyta) populations exposed to different intensities of water movement. Journal of Phycology 15: 33-41, 7 figs, 1 table.
Harlin, M.M. & Craigie, J.S. (1978). Nitrate uptake by Laminaria longicruris (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 14: 464-467, 6 tables.
Saier, B & Chapman, A.S. (2004). Crusts of the alien bryozoan Membranipora membranacea can negatively impact spore output from native kelps (Laminaria longicruris). Botanica Marina 47: 265-271, 5 figs.
Smith, B.D. (1985). Recovery following experimental harvesting of Laminaria longicruris and L. digitata in southwestern Nova Scotia. Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen 39: 83-101.
Van Patten, M.S. & Yarish, C. (1993). Allocation of blade surface to reproduction in Laminaria longicruris of Long Island Sound (USA). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 173-181.
Yarish, C., Penniman, C. A. & Egan, B. (1990). Growth and reproductive responses of Laminaria longicruris (Laminariales, Phaeophyta) to nutrient enrichment. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 13: 505-511.

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