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Sargassum atlanticum Bory 1829

Publication details
Sargassum atlanticum Bory 1829: 171, no fig.

Published in: B. [Bory de Saint-Vincent, J.B.G.M.] (1829). Sargassie. Sargassum. In: Dictionnaire classique d'histoire naturelle. (Audouin, I. et al. Eds) Vol. 15, pp. 169-171. Paris: Rey et Gravier; Baudouin Frères.
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Publication date: "Mai 1829"

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sargassum is Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Atlantic Ocean.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
At first sight this appears to be an illegitimate name as it includes "Sargassum vulgare Ag. Spec. Alg., p. 3", but this is an illelgitimate name. Bory also included "Fucus natans de Turner, pl. 26, mais non le Fucus narans de Linné." - (7 Aug 2021) - M.D. Guiry

Distributional notes
Bory (1829: 171) reports Sargassum atlanticum from Cadiz south to the Canary Islands. - (7 Aug 2021) - 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.

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