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Gracilaria subsecundata Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924

Publication details
Gracilaria subsecundata Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924: 755, pl. 23: figs 26, 27; pl. 59

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 (lectotype) of the genus Gracilaria is Gracilaria compressa (C.Agardh) Greville.

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

Type information
Type locality: Guaymas, Mexico. (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 755). Holotype: Marchant (no. 56); May; cast ashore. Herb. Univ. of Calif. (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 755).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gracilaria subsecundata Setchell & N.L.Gardner)
North America: Gulf of California (Dawson 1944, Norris 1985, Norris 1985, Norris, Aguilar-Rosas & Pedroche 2017), Mexico (Dawson 1961, Pedroche & Sentíes 2020), Mexico (Pacific) (Mateo-Cid & al. 2020).

South America: Galápagos Islands (Ruiz & Ziemmeck 2011).

Middle East: Turkey (Taskin & al. 2008, Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019).

Source of current name
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.

Key references
Norris, J.N. (1985). Gracilaria from the Gulf of California: key. list and distribution of the common species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 93-96. California Sea Grant College Program.

Norris, J.N. (1985). Studies on Gracilaria Grev. (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Gulf of California, Mexico. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 123-135. California Sea grant College Program.

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