Fucus crispus Forsskål, nom. illeg.
Fucus crispus Forsskål 1775: lxxviii, 191, nom. illeg.
Published in: Forsskål, P. (1775). Flora Aegyptiaca-Arabica sive descriptiones plantarum, quas per Aegyptum inferiorem et Arabium delicem detexit illustravit Petrus Forskål. Prof. Haun. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. pp. -32, [i]- xxxvi, ... -219, [220, err.], map. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]: ex officina Mölleri.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum notarisii Zanardini
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Suez, Egypt (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 688).
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.
Created: 29 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 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.)
Bird, N.L., Chen, L.C.-M. & McLachlan, J. (1979). Effects of temperature, light and salinity on growth in culture of Chondrus crispus, Furcellaria lumbricalis, Gracilaria tikvahiae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) and Fucus serratus (Fucales, Phaeophyta). Botanica Marina 22: 521-527.
Sieburth, J.M. & Tootle, J.L. (1981). Seasonality of microbial fouling on Ascophyllum nodosum (L.) Lejol., Fucus vesiculosus L., Polysiphonia lanosa (L.) Tandy and Chondrus crispus Stackh. Journal of Phycology 17: 57-64.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 December 2019.