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Ectocarpus fasciculatus Harvey 1841

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Ectocarpaceae
Genus Ectocarpus


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Ectocarpus fasciculatus Harvey
epiphytic on Saccorhiza polyschides, upper subtidal, Islas Cíes, Galicia, Spain, 2012. 01 Jan 0001. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ectocarpus fasciculatus Harvey
Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Barizo, 2002, microscope. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ectocarpus fasciculatus Harvey
Spain, Galicia, Ría de Vigo, 1998, subtidal. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).


Ectocarpus fasciculatus Harvey Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Barizo, 2002, microscope
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Ectocarpus fasciculatus Harvey 1841: 40

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1841). A manual of the British algae: containing generic and specific descriptions of the known British species of sea-weeds and of Confervae both marine and fresh-water. pp. [i-v]-lvii, [1]-229. London: John Van Voorst.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ectocarpus is Ectocarpus siliculosus (Dillwyn) Lyngbye.

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

Type information
Syntype localities: Mangan's Bay, Co. Waterford, Ireland: Miss Ball; Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland: On Zostera: W. Thompson; Torquay: Mrs Griffiths (Harvey 1841: 40). Type: TCD? (Harvey 1841: 40). Notes: A type does not seem to have been selected from the syntypes.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), clustered, growing in bundles (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ectocarpus landsburgii Harvey 1849
Ectocarpus fasciculatus var. draparnaldioides P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1867
Ectocarpus draparnaldioides (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Kjellman 1872
Ectocarpus pycnocarpus Rosenvinge 1893
Ectocarpus fasciculatus var. pycnocarpus (Rosenvinge) Cardinal 1964

Taxonomic notes
According to Russell, the species is a later synonym of Ectocarpus distortus Carmichael ex Harvey in W.J. Hooker (1833: 326; type locality Appin, Northern Ireland; type: TCD; see Russell 1967: 249, 234, “Free-living ecad of E. fasciculatus... The description of E. distortus antedates that of E. fasciculatus” (Athanasiadis, 1996).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 45: 1-508.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Jaasund, E. (1965). Aspects of the marine algal vegetation of North Norway. Botanica Gothoburgensia. Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis 4: 1-174.

Loiseaux-de Goër, S. & Noailles, M.-C. (2008). Algues de Roscoff. pp. [1]-215, col. figs. Roscoff: Editions de la Station Biologique de Roscoff.

Luan Rixiao, Ding Lanping, Lu Baoren & Tseng, C.K. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus III Phaeophyta No. I(1) Ectocarpales Ralfsiales Sphaceariales Dictyotales. pp. [i]-xxii, 1-195, pls I-XXII. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, 109 pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Nielsen, R. & Lundsteen, S. (2019). Danmarks havalger Bind 2 Brunalger (Phaeophyceae) og Grønalger (Chlorophyta). Scientia Danica. Series B, Biologica 8: [1]-476, col. figs and distributional maps.

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.

Sauvageau, C. (1892). Sur quelques algues phéosporées parasites. Journal de Botanique [Morot] 6: 36-43, 55-59, 76-80, 90-96, 97-106, [1-48 (reprint nos)], 4 plates. [in French]

Sfriso, A. (2011). Ochrophyta (Phaeophyceae e Xanthophyceae). Ambiente di transizione italiani e litorali adiacenti. pp. [1]-234, pls 1-51. Bologna: Arpa Emilia-Romagna.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. [1]-484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel' zelenykh, burykh i krasnykh vodorosley yuzhnykh morey SSSR [Manual for identification of the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of the USSR]. pp. 224, 222 figures. Moscow & Leningrad: Izdatel'stvo Akademii Nauk SSSR. [in Russian]

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Baker, J.R.J. & Evans, L.V. (1971). A myrionemoid variant of Ectocarpus fasciculatus Harv.. British Phycological Journal 6: 73-80.
Baker, J.R.J. & Evans, L.V. (1972). Une variante myrionémoïde d'Ectocarpus fasciculatus Harv.. Bulletin de la Société botanique de France, Mémoires : 99-100.
Dixon, N.M., Leadbeater, B.S.C. & Wood, K.R. (2000). Frequency of viral infection in a field population of Ectocarpus fasciculatus (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 39: 258-263.
Maier, I., Müller, D.G. & Katsaros, C. (2002). Entry of the DNA virus, Ectocarpus fasciculatus virus type 1 (Phycodnaviridae), into host cell cytosol and nucleus. Phycological Research 50(3): 227-232.
Maier, I., Rometsch, E., Wolf, S., Kapp, M. & Müller, D.G. (1997). Passage of a marine brown algal DNA virus from Ectocarpus fasciculatus (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyceae) to Myriotrichia clavaeformis (dictyosiphonales, Phaeophyceae): infection symptoms and recovery. Journal of Phycology 33: 838-844, 19 figs.
Müller, D.G. & Eichenberger, W. (1995). Note: Crossing experiments, lipid composition, and the species concept in Ectocarpus siliculosus and E. fasciculatus (Phaeophyceae, Ectocarpales). Journal of Phycology 31: 173-176, 5 figs, 1 table.
Müller, D.G. & Eichenberger, W. (1997). Mendelian genetics in brown algae: inheritance of a lipid defect mutation and sex alleles in Ectocarpus fasciculatus (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 36: 79-81, 1 fig.
Müller, D.G. (1972). Life cycle of the brown alga Ectocarpus fasciculatus var. refractus (Kütz.) Ardis. (Phaeophyceae, Ectocarpales) in culture. Phycologia 11: 11-14, 1 fig.
Parodi, E.R. & Müller, D.G. (1994). Field and culture studies on virus infections in Hincksia hincksiae and Ectocarpus fasciculatus (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyceae). European Journal of Phycology 29: 113-117, 17 figs.
Sengco, M.R., Bräutigam, M., Kapp, M. & Müller, D.G. (1996). Detection of virus DNA in Ectocarpus siliculosus and E. fasciculatus (Phaeophyceae) from various geographic areas. European Journal of Phycology 31: 73-78, 2 figs, 5 tables.
Suneson, S. (1939). On Ectocarpus fasciculatus growing on the finspines of fishes. Botaniska Notiser 1939: 53-56.

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