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Gracilaria marcialana E.Y.Dawson 1949

Publication details
Gracilaria marcialana E.Y.Dawson 1949: 15, pl. 24, fig. 6; pl. 25, figs 1-6

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1949). Studies of the northeast Pacific Gracilariaceae. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation 7: 1-105, 25 plates.

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: San Marcial reef south of Bahia Aqua Verde, Gulf of California (Dawson 1961: 206). Holotype: March 10, 1937; At a depth of 16-30 m.. Herb. A. Hanock foundation sheet 15089 (Dawson 1961: 206). Notes: Norris (1985) notes that the type locality is reef (vicinity of Roca San Marcia), about 1ΒΌ miles north-northeast of Punta San Marcial (south of Bahia Agua Verde.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dawson, E.Y. (1961). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 4. Gigartinales. Pacific Naturalist 2: 191-343, 63 plates.

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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