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Enteromorpha prolifera (O.F.Müller) J.Agardh 1883

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulvales
Family Ulvaceae
Genus Enteromorpha

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Enteromorpha prolifera (O.F.Müller) J.Agardh
recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Foto: Ángel Moreira..

Enteromorpha prolifera (O.F.Müller) J.Agardh
Peter the Great Bay, Russia. 28 Mar 2012. Oksana Belous. © Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru).

Enteromorpha prolifera (O.F.Müller) J.Agardh
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

 

Trachelomonas volvocina var. compressa Drezepolski

Ulva prolifera O.F.Müller recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Foto: Ángel Moreira.
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Publication details
Enteromorpha prolifera (O.F.Müller) J.Agardh 1883: 129

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1883). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Tredje afdelningen.). Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 19(2): 1-177, IV pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Enteromorpha is Enteromorpha intestinalis (Linnaeus) Nees.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva prolifera O.F.Müller

Basionym
Ulva prolifera O.F.Müller

Type information
Type locality: "U. p. tubulosa simplex teres, adultior compressiuscula. In fossa ad Nebbelund Lalandiae" [Lolland, Denmark] Lectotype: Müller, 1778: pl. 763, fig. 1: Thallus of D11 strain cultured by Hiraoka fro zoid produced by the thallus originally collected by Takano at the southern coast of Nebbelunde (54°38.933'N, 11°21.583'E) in Lolland Island, Denmark, 14 August 2010, HHIRAOKA001 deposited in Herb. of Kochi Un (epitype) (Cui et al. 2018 Notes: Isoepitypes: HIRAOKA002-004 deposited in Usa Marine Biological Institute, Kochi University. Womersley (1984; 156, 157) reports that the type is from Lolland, Denmark and that it has been lost. Lolland Island, Denmark (O'Kelly et al. 2010).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1985).

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

Taxonomic notes
Guiry (1997) notes a synonymy between this species and Enteromorpha ahlnerianaand E. torta.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Enteromorpha prolifera (O.F.Müller) J.Agardh)
Chinese: Tai-tiao (Arasaki & Arasaki 1983).

Hawaiian: Limu 'Ele'ele, Hulu'ilio (Abbott 1984).

Japanese: Suji-awnori (Tokida 1954), Suji-aonori (Arasaki & Arasaki 1983).

Swedish: Spretig tarmalg (Tolstoy & Österlund 2003).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Enteromorpha prolifera (O.F.Müller) J.Agardh)
Arctic: Canada (Arctic) (Lee 1980), Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Gulliksen & al. 1999).

Atlantic Islands: Azores (Neto 1994, Tittley & Neto 1994), Bermuda (Taylor 1957, Taylor 1960, Schneider 2003), Canary Islands (Haroun & al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, Anon. 2011), E. Greenland (Lund 1959, Pedersen 1976), Greenland (Pedersen 2011), Iceland (Caram & Jónsson 1972), Madeira (Levring 1974, Neto, Cravo & Haroun 2001, Haroun & al. 2002), Tristan da Cunha (Baardseth 1941).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978, Munda 1979, Gallardo & al. 1993), Balearic Islands (Ribera Siguán 1983, Ribera Siguán & Gómez Garreta 1985, Gallardo & al. 1993), Baltic Sea (Nielsen & al. 1995), Black Sea (Gallardo & al. 1993), Britain (Newton 1931, Burrows 1991, Hardy & Guiry 2003, Whitton & al. 2003, Wilkinson & al. 2007), Bulgaria (Dimitrova-Konaklieva 1981), Channel Islands (Lyle 1920, Dixon 1961), Corsica (Gallardo & al. 1993), Denmark (Larsen & Sand-Jensen 2006), Faroe Islands (Irvine 1982, Nielsen & Gunnarsson 2001), France (Gallardo & al. 1993, Coppejans & Kling 1995, Verlaque 2001, Dizerbo & Herpe 2007, Anon. 2017), France (Breizh) (Feldmann 1954), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Mauch & Schmedtje 2003), Greece (Gerloff & Geissler 1974, Athanasiadis 1987, Gallardo & al. 1993), Helgoland (Bartsch & Kuhlenkamp 2000), Ireland (Cotton 1912, Pybus 1977, Guiry 1978, De Valéra & al. 1979, Burrows 1991, Morton 1994), Italy (Edwards et al. 1975, Gallardo & al. 1993, Gallardo & al. 1993, Cecere & al. 1996, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999, Rindi, Sartoni & Cinelli 2002), Netherlands (Stegenga & Mol 1983, Stegenga & al. 1997, Stegenga, Kaaremans & Simons 2007, Veen & al. 2015), Norway (Jaasund 1965, Brattegard & Holte 2001), Portugal (Ardré 1970), Spain (Miranda 1931, Miranda 1934, Fischer-Piette, C. & Seoane-Camba, J. (1962), Seoane-Camba 1965, Romero Martinengo & Romero Martinengo 1982, Gallardo & Pérez-Cirera 1982, Ballesteros 1983, Gallardo & al. 1985, Alvárez Cobelas & Gallardo 1986, Soto & Conde 1989, Pérez-Ruzafa 1990, Conde, Flores-Moya & Vera 1990, Granja, Cremades & Barbara 1992, Barbara, Cremades & López Rodriguez 1992, Gallardo & al. 1993, Flores-Moya et al. 1994, Guillermes, Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1994, Flores-Moya et al. 1995, Bárbara, Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1995, Bárbara & Cremades 1996, Rodriguez-Prieto et al. 1997, Veiga, Cremades & Bárbara 1998, Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998, Calvo & Bárbara 2002, Peña & Bárbara 2002), Spitsbergen (Vinogradova 1995), Sweden (Kylin 1949).

North America: Alaska (Saunders 1901, Lindstrom 1977, Scagel & al. 1989), British Columbia (Scagel & al. 1989), California (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976, Silva 1979), Connecticut (Schneider et al. 1979), Florida (Taylor 1928, Taylor 1960, Dawes 1974), Georgia (Schneider & Searles 1991), Gulf of California (Setchell & Gardner 1924, Dawson 1944), Maine (Mathieson & al. 2001), New Hampshire (Mathieson & Hehre 1986), North Carolina (Taylor 1960, Schneider & Searles 1991), Oregon (Hansen 1997), Québec (Taylor 1957), South Carolina (Taylor 1957, Taylor 1960, Schneider & Searles 1991), Texas (Taylor 1960), Virginia (Humm 1979), Washington (Scagel & al. 1989).

Central America: Panama (Wysor 2004).

Caribbean Islands: Barbados (Taylor 1960), Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000), Cuba (Taylor 1960), Jamaica (Taylor 1960), Lesser Antilles (Taylor 1960).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985, Boraso de Zaixso 2004, Boraso & Zaixso 2011), Brazil (Taylor 1931, Taylor 1960, Oliveira Filho 1977), Chile (Santelices 1989, Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Peru (Dawson, Acleto & Foldvik 1964, Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Uruguay (Howe 1931, Coll & Oliveira 1999), Venezuela (Taylor 1960, Ganesan 1990).

Africa: Equatorial Guinea (John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003), Ghana (Lawson & John 1987, John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003), Mauritius (Silva & al. 1996), Morocco (Gallardo & al. 1993, Benhissoune, Boudouresque & Verlaque 2001, Benhissoune, Boudouresque & Verlaque 2001), Mozambique (Silva & al. 1996), Namibia (Rull Lluch 2002), South Africa (Silva & al. 1996, Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Silva & al. 1996), Tunisia (Meñez & Mathieson 1981, Ben Maiz, Boudouresque & Quahchi 1987, Gallardo & al. 1993).

Indian Ocean Islands: Laccadive Islands (Silva & al. 1996), Maldives (Silva & al. 1996), Réunion (Silva & al. 1996).

Middle East: Egypt (Aleem 1993), Iraq (Silva & al. 1996, Maulood & al. 2013, Al-Saboonchi & Al-Shawi 2016), Israel (Einav 2007, Einav & Israel 2008), Kuwait (Silva & al. 1996), Turkey (Güven & Öztig 1971, Gallardo & al. 1993, Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993, Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993, Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Silva & al. 1996, Ahmed & al. 2008), India (Silva & al. 1996, Sahoo et al. 2001, Gupta 2012), Khandesh (Jaiswal 2017), Lebanon (Lakkis 2013), Levant states (Gallardo & al. 1993), Pakistan (Silva & al. 1996), Sri Lanka (Silva & al. 1996).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Silva & al. 1996), Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987), Vietnam (Tsutsui et al. 2005, Tien 2007).

Asia: China (Tseng 1984, Li & Bi 1998, Liu 2008, Tseng 2009, Wang 2012, Ding & Luan 2013), Commander Islands (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 1997), Japan (Okamura 1936, Segawa 1981, Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Hiraoka 2003), Kamchatka (Klochkova & al. 2009), Korea (Lee & Kang 1986, Lee & Kang 2001, Lee 2008, Lee et al. 2011), Kuril Islands (Nagai 1940), Russia (Kozhenkova 2009), Russia (Far East) (Kloczcova 1996, Selivanova 2002), Taiwan (Lewis & Norris 1987, Huang 2000, Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Millar & Kraft 1994), New Zealand (Adams 1994, Nelson & Phillips 1996), Queensland (Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010), South Australia (Womersley 1984), Tasmania (Womersley 1984), Victoria (Womersley 1984).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013, Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Tsuda 2006), Fiji (N'Yeurt, South & Keats 1996, South & Skelton 2003), French Polynesia (Pari & N'Yeurt 1999), Hawaiian Islands (Abbott & Huisman, 2004), Samoan Archipelago (Skelton & South 1999).

Key references
Burrows, E.M. (1991). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 2. Chlorophyta. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-238, 60 figs, 9 pls. London: Natural History Museum Publications.

Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

Ding, L. & Luan, R. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus IV Chlorophyta No. I Ulotrichales Chaetophorales, Phaeophilales, Ulvales, Acrosiphoniales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-173, pls I-VI. Beijing: Science Press.

Hiraoka, M., Dan, A., Shimada, S., Hagihira, M., Migita, M. & Ohno, M. (2003). Different life histories of Enteromorpha prolifera (Ulvales, Chlorophyta) from four rivers on Shikoku Island, Japan. Phycologia 42: 275-284.

Klochkova, N.G., Koroleva, T.N. & Kushidi, A.E. (2009). Atlas vodorosley-makrofitov prikamchatskikh vod [Atlas of algae-macrophytes of Kamchatka waters. Green and brown algae]. Vol. 1 pp. 216, profusely illustrated. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski: Izdaniya KamchatNIRO. [in Russian]

Larsen, A. & Sand-Jensen, K. (2005). Salt tolerance and distribution of estuarine benthic macroalgae in the Kattegat-Baltic Sea area. Phycologia 45: 13-23.

Li Shanghao (S.H.Ley) & Bi Liejue [Li, S.H. & Bi, L.J.] (1999). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis. Tomus V Ulothrichales Ulvales Chaetophorales Trentepohliales Sphaeropleales. pp. [i-ix], i-viii, 1-136, 54 pls [I-LIV]. Beijing: Science Press.

Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp. [1] 7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.

Salavarría Palma, E.A. & Paul, S. (2020). A peep into the transcriptome studies of the industrially important brown algae with special focus on Macrocystis genus. Revista Peruana de Biología 27(1): 49-53.

Vinogradova, K.L. (1966). Species generis Enteromorpha e sinu Novorossijskensi et Vicinitate. Novitates Systematicae Plantarum Non Vascularium 3: 68-82.

Vinogradova, K.L. (1974). Ul'vovye vodorosli (Chlorophyta) morey SSSR [Ulvaceous algae (Chlorophyta) of the seas of the USSR]. pp. 165, 6 tables, 41 plates. Leningrad: Izdatel'stvo Akademii Nauk SSSR. [in Russian]

Vinogradova, K.L. (1979). Opredelitel' vodorosley dal'nevostochnykh morey SSSR. Zelenyye Vodorosli [Manual for identification of the algae of the far-eastern seas of the USSR. Green algae]. pp. 147, 67 figures, 18 plates. Leningrad: Botanicheskii Institut imeni V.L. Komarova. [in Russian]

Zemke-White, W.L. & Ohno, M. (1999). World seaweed utilisation: an end-of-century summary. Journal of Applied Phycology 11: 369-376.

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References
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Coleman, N.V. & Stewart, W.D.P. (1979). Enteromorpha prolifera in a polyeutrophic loch in Scotland. British Phycological Journal 14: 121.
Dan, A., Hiraoka, M., Ohno, M. & Critchley, A.T. (2002). Observaions on the effect of salinity and photon fluence rate on the induction of sporulation and rhizoid formation in the green alga Enteromorpha prolifera (Müller) J. Agardh (Chlorophyta, Ulvales). Fisheries Science 68(6): 1182-1188.
Dural, B. (1990). Taxonomic Investigations of some members os Ulvales distributing in the Çandarli Bay. II. Ulvaceae. B. Enteromorpha species. II Section Prolifera, Clathrata and Intestinalis groups.. Doga, Turk. J. Botany 15: 1-19.
Hiraoka, M., Dan, A., Shimada, S., Hagihira, M., Migita, M. & Ohno, M. (2003). Different life histories of Enteromorpha prolifera (Ulvales, Chlorophyta) from four rivers on Shikoku Island, Japan. Phycologia 42: 275-284.
Jónsson, S. (1980). Quelques effects d'éclairement sur la phase post-inductrice de la gamétogenèse chez l'Enteromorpha prolifera, Chlorophycée marine. Cryptogamie, Algologie 1: 249-256.
Jónsson, S. (1983). Effets de la lumière colorée et de quelques autres facteurs sur la formation des gamètes chez l'Enteromorpha prolifera, Chlorophycée marine. J. Mar. Res. Inst. Reykjavik 7(2): 61-72.
Jónsson, S., Laur, M.-H. & Pham-Quang, L. (1985). Mise en évidence de différents types de glycoprotéines dans un extrait inhibiteur d la gamétogenèse chez Enteromorpha prolifera, Chlorophycée marine. Cryptogamie, Algologie 6: 253-264.
Kawashima, Y., Matsumoto, M. & Tokuda, H. (1989). Protoplast isolation and regeneration of a green alga, Enteromorpha prolifera. Current Topics in Marine Biotechnology : .
Kim, K.Y., Ahn, Y.S. & Lee, I.K. (1991). Growth and morphology of Enteromorpha linza (L.) J. Ag. and E. prolifera (Müller) J. Ag. (Ulvales, Chlorophyceae). Korean Journal of Phycology 6(1): 31-45, 10 figs, 5 tables.
Laur, M.-H. & Jónsson, S. (1983). Détection d'acides sialiques - ou de substances apparentées - chez Enteromorpha prolifera (Muller) J. Agardh. Cryptogamie, Algologie 4: 105-110.
O'Brien, M.C. & Wheeler, P.A. (1987). Short term uptake of nutrients by Enteromorpha prolifera (Chlorophyceae). Journal of Phycology 23: 547-556, 5 figs, 4 tables.
Tewari, A. (1972). The effect of gibberellic acid, asorbic acid and indole 3-acetic acid on the growth and spore liberation of Enteromorpha prolifera v. tubulosa. Z Pflanzenphysiol 66: 359-361.
Young, A.J., Collins, J.C. & Russell, G. (1987). Solute regulation in the euryhaline marine alga Enteromorpha prolifera (O. F. Müll.) J. Ag.. J. Exp. Bot. 38: 1298-1308.

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