Sargassum hawaiiense & Newhouse 1966
Sargassum hawaiiense Doty & Newhouse 1966: 144, fig. 4 (as 'hawaiiensis' )
Published in: Doty, M.S. & Newhouse, J. (1966). Three new species of the Phaeophyta from Hawaii. Occasional Papers Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum 23: 139-146.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum obtusifolium J.Agardh
Type locality: Off Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii (Magruder 1988: 71). Type: BISH 499798 (Doty No. 19134) (Magruder 1988: 71).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Mattio, L., Payri, C.E. & Stiger-Pouvreau, V. (2008). Taxonomic revision of Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophceae) from French Polynesia based on morphological and molecular analyses. Journal of Phycology 44: 1541-1555.
De Wreede, R.E. & Jones, E.C. (1973). New records of Sargassum hawaiiensis Doty and Newhouse (Sargassaceae, Phaeophyta), a deep water species. Phycologia 12: 59-62, 2 figs.
Kilar, J.A., Hanisak, M.D. & Yoshida, T. (1992). On the expression of phenotypic variability: why is Sargassum so taxonomically difficult?. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to Pacific and Western Atlantic species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.3, pp. 95-117. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.
Magruder, W.H. (1988). Sargassum (Phaeophyta, Fucales, Sargassaceae) in the Hawaiian Islands. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 65-87. California Sea Grant Program.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2021.