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Gracilaria crassa Harvey ex J.Agardh 1876

Publication details
Gracilaria crassa Harvey ex J.Agardh 1876: 417

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1876). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen tertium: de Florideis curae posteriores. Part 1. pp. [ii*-iii*], [i]-[viï], [1]-724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Publication date: Apr-Aug 1876

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gracilaria is Gracilaria compressa (C.Agardh) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria canaliculata Sonder

Type information
Type locality: Sri Lanka (Silva & al. 1996: 157).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), thick (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Abbott (1995: 188) this species is a synonym of G. salicornia.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Gracilaria crassa Harvey ex J.Agardh)
Japanese: Taiwan-ogonori (Arasaki & Arasaki 1983).

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Key references
Abbott, I.A. (1985). Gracilaria from the Philippines: list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with Reference to Some Pacific and Caribbean Species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 89-90.

Abbott, I.A. (1995). A decade of species of Gracilaria (sensu lato). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 185-195. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Chiang, Y.M. (1985). Gracilaria from Taiwan: key, list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 81-83. California Sea Grant College Program.

Tsuda, R.T. (1985). Gracilaria from Micronesia: key, list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 91-92. California Sea Grant College Program.

Xia, B.M. (1985). Gracilaria from China: key, list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 71-76. California Sea Grant College Program.

Yamamoto, H. (1985). Gracilaria from Japan: Vegetative and reproductive keys and list of the species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 77-80. California Sea Grant College Program.

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

Hla Hla Cho, D., Than Nyunt, U. & Toe Toe Aung, U. (1986). Studies on the effect of seasonal sampling and various techniques of extraction on agar-agar from Gracilaria crassa. pp. 8.: Burma Research Congress.
Min-Thein, U. & Aung Myint, U. (1982). Pond culture of Gracilaria spp. (G. edulis, G. verrucosa, G. crassa, G. foliifera) at Setse. Technical Reports. pp. 1-7, 7 pp..
Msuya, F.E. & Neori, A. (2002). Ulva reticulata and Gracilaria crassa: macroalgae that can biofilter effluent from tidal fishponds in Tanzania. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science 1: 117-216.
Sundar, K.L.S., Rao, P.V.S. & Subbaramaiah, K. (1991). Studies on carpospore shedding in the red alga Gracilaria crassa (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Indian Journal of Marine Sciences 20(1): 70-71.

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