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Sargassum horridum Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924

Publication details
Sargassum horridum Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924: 734 pl. 20, figs 65, 66

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). XXIX Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Gulf of California in 1921. The marine algae. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Fourth Series 12(29): 695-949, pls 12-88, map.
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Publication date: "May 13, 1924"

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sargassum is Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh.

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

Type information
Type locality: La Paz, Lower California. (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 734). Type: Marchant, no. 22; May; Cast ashore. (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 734).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum marchantiae Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924

Usage notes
Potential antibacterial activity and potential to be used as livestock feed and as a substrate for compost and biofertilizer (di Filippo-Herrera et al., 2018). - (19 Apr 2018) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sargassum horridum Setchell & N.L.Gardner)
North America: Baja California (Phillips 1995, Di Filippo-Herrera et al. 2018), Gulf of California (Dawson 1944, Norris, Aguilar-Rosas & Pedroche 2017), Mexico (Pedroche & Sentíes 2020).

Central America: Mexico (Pacific) (Pedroche & al. 2008).

Key references
Di Filippo-Herrera, D.A., Hernández-Carmona, G., Muñoz-Ochoa, M., Arvizu-Higuera, D.L. & Rodríguez-Montesinos, Y. E. (2018). Monthly variation in the chemical composition and biological activity of Sargassum horridum. Botanica Marina 61(1): 91-102.

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

Phillips, N. (1995). Biogeography of Sargassum (Phaeophyta) in the Pacific basin. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 5, pp. 107-145. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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References
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Di Filippo-Herrera, D.A., Hernández-Carmona, G., Muñoz-Ochoa, M., Arvizu-Higuera, D.L. & Rodríguez-Montesinos, Y. E. (2018). Monthly variation in the chemical composition and biological activity of Sargassum horridum. Botanica Marina 61(1): 91-102.

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