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Spirulina subsalsa Oersted ex Gomont 1892

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Oscillatoriophycidae
Order Spirulinales
Family Spirulinaceae
Genus Spirulina

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Spirulina subsalsa Oersted ex Gomont
Nornalup Estuary, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Spirulina subsalsa Oersted ex Gomont
Newlyn Marina, Cornwall; 12/10/2014. 11 Jan 2015. Paul Gainey. © Paul Gainey.

Spirulina subsalsa Oersted ex Gomont
Newlyn Marina, Cornwall; 12/10/2014. 11 Jan 2015. Paul Gainey. © Paul Gainey.

 

Cymbella cucumis A.W.F.Schmidt

Spirulina subsalsa Oersted ex Gomont Nornalup Estuary, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Spirulina subsalsa Oersted ex Gomont 1892: 253, pl. VII/7: fig. 32

Published in: Gomont, M. (1892 '1893'). Monographie des Oscillariées (Nostocacées Homocystées). Deuxième partie. - Lyngbyées. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Série 7 16: 91-264, pls 1-7.
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Publication date: 1 January 1892

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Spirulina is Spirulina major Kützing ex Gomont.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Odense Fjord, Denmark (Silva & al. 1996: 56).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Arthrospira subsalsa (Oersted ex Gomont) W.B.Crow 1927
Oscillatoria subsalsa (Oersted ex Gomont) Bourrelly 1970

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Oscillatoria subsalsa C.Agardh 1824
Oscillatoria oceanica P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1852
Spirulina oceanica (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1854
Spirulina subsalsa f. oceanica Gomont 1892
Lyngbya subsalsa (C.Agardh) Hansgirg 1893
Spirulina neumannii Schmidle 1902
Spirulina compacta Perfiliev 1923
Arthrospira oceanica W.B.Crow 1927
Arthrospira tenuissima (Kützing) W.B.Crow 1927
Spirulina supersalsa Schiller 1956
Spirulina condensata H.Welsh 1964
Oscillatoria neumannii (Schmidle) Iltis 1972

Usage notes
Toxic (Mohamed & Al-Shehri, 2015). - (30 Jul 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

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Key references
Cellamare, M., Duval, C., Drelin, Y., Djediat, C., Toibi, N., Agogué, H., Leboulanger, C., Ader, M. & Bernard, C. (2018). Characterization of phototrophic microorganisms and description of new cyanobacteria isolated from the saline-alkaline crater-lake Dziani Dzaha (Mayotte, Indian Ocean). FEMS Microbiology Ecology 94: 1-25, 17 figs, 3 tables.

Chu Hoajan [Chu, H.J.] et al. (2007). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus IX Cyanophyta Hormogonophyceae. pp. [1-8], i-xviii, 1-312, incl. pls I-CIX. Beijing: Science Press.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (2005). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 2. Teil/2nd Part: Oscillatoriales. Vol. 19 pp. 1-759. München: Elsevier Spektrum Akademischer Verlag.

McGregor, G.B. (2007). Freshwater Cyanoprokaryota of North-Eastern Australia 1: Oscillatoriales. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series Number 24. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-123, 17 figs, 14 pls. Canberra: Australia Biological Resources Study.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Ulcay, S., Taskin, E., Kurt, O. & Öztürk, M. (2014). Marine benthic Cyanobacteria in Northern Cyprus (Eastern Mediterranean Sea). Turkish Journal of Botany 39: 173-188.

Whitton, B.A. (2011). Cyanobacteria (Cyanophyta). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 31-158. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2017). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus I Cyanophyta. pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-176, pls I-IV. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

Ørstedt, A.S. de (1842). Beretning om en Excursion til Trindelen, en alluvialdannelse i Odensefjord. Naturhistorisk Tidsskrift, series 1 3: 552-569, pl. VII.

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References
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Kuroiwa, Y., Al-Maamari, R.S., Tasaki, M., Okamura, K., Sueyoshi, M., Nakashima, A., Yoshida, E. & Suzuki, K. (2014). Spirulina subsalsa var. salina var. nov.: thermo-Halotolerant cyanobacteria accumulating two knds of compatible solute, originated from the Sultanate of Oman. Journal of Environmental Biotechnology 14(1): 43–56, 4 figs, 2 tables.
Sallal, A.-K.J., Al-Hasan, R.H. & Nimer, N.A. (1990). Effect of salinity on photosynthesis and glycollate dehydrogenase of Spirulina subsalsa and Synechocystis sp.. British Phycological Journal 25: 201-203, 3 tables.
Sallal, A.-K.J., Al-Hasan, R.H. & Nimer, N.A. (1990). Effect of salinity on photosynthesis and glycollate dehydrogenase of Spirulina subsalsa and Synechocystis sp.. British Phycological Journal 25: 201-203.

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