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Fucus esculentus Linnaeus

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Fucaceae
Genus Fucus

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Fucus esculentus Linnaeus
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fronds exposed at low water; 16-mm lens. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus esculentus Linnaeus
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fronds exposed at low water; note the fertile sporophylls; 16-mm lens. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus esculentus Linnaeus
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fertile sporophylls. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus esculentus Linnaeus
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fronds exposed at low water; note the fertile sporophylls. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus esculentus Linnaeus
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fronds exposed at low water. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus esculentus Linnaeus
Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Fucus esculentus Linnaeus
Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland; cultivation on ropes. Stefan Kraan. © Stefan Kraan (stefan.kraan@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus esculentus Linnaeus

Fucus esculentus Linnaeus
Cultures of gametophytes under red light. 01 Oct 1996. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus esculentus Linnaeus
Blue Lagoo, Co. Sligo, Ireland; plants on a rock platform at low water with Palmaria palmata. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fertile sporophylls
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Fucus esculentus Linnaeus 1767: 718

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus & differentiis. Tomus II. Editio duodecima, reformata. pp. 533-1327 [1328] [+ 1-36]. Homiae [Stockholm]: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean (Widdowson 1971: 31). Lectotype: LINN 1274.63 (Widdowson 1971: 31).

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Key references
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 September 2019.

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