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Halimeda incrassata (J.Ellis) J.V.Lamouroux 1816

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Halimedaceae
Genus Halimeda

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Halimeda incrassata (J.Ellis) J.V.Lamouroux
Porto Santo, Madeira. 17 Jan 2019. Pedro Neves. © Pedro Neves (nevesdiver@gmail.com).

Halimeda incrassata (J.Ellis) J.V.Lamouroux
Porto Santo, Madeira. 17 Jan 2019. Pedro Neves. © Pedro Neves (nevesdiver@gmail.com).

Halimeda incrassata (J.Ellis) J.V.Lamouroux
Porto Santo, Madeira. 17 Jan 2019. Pedro Neves. © Pedro Neves (nevesdiver@gmail.com).

Halimeda incrassata (J.Ellis) J.V.Lamouroux
recolectada en la zona Habana- Matanzas. Hábito. Foto: Ángel Fernández..

Halimeda incrassata (J.Ellis) J.V.Lamouroux
1. Longitudinal section of segment. 2. Cells from above. 3, 4. Habit (in aquarium), Okinawa Island, Japan.. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Halimeda incrassata (J.Ellis) J.V.Lamouroux
Bonaire, Caribbean. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Halimeda incrassata (J.Ellis) J.V.Lamouroux
Porto Santo Island (Madeira Island Archipelago); 30 m subtidal; Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz, PO Box 103, - 9125 Canico, Madeira Portugal, Tel+Fax 00351-291-934784; peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

 

Pinnularia gibba var. brevistriata Van Heurck

Halimeda incrassata (J.Ellis) J.V.Lamouroux Porto Santo, Madeira
© Pedro Neves (nevesdiver@gmail.com)

Publication details
Halimeda incrassata (J.Ellis) J.V.Lamouroux 1816: 307

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1816). Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. pp. [i]-lxxxiv, chart, [1]-560, [560, err], pls I-XIX, uncol. by author. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Halimeda is Halimeda tuna (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Basionym
Corallina incrassata J.Ellis

Type information
Type locality: West Indies (Silva & al. 1996: 868). Lectotype: the illustrations of Ellis (1768), which were reproduced in Hillis-Colinvaux (1980: 20): (Verbruggen & al. 2006: 354).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Corallina incrassata J.Ellis 1768

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Corallina tridens J.Ellis & Solander 1786
Corallina crassa Esper 1789
Halimeda tridens (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux 1812
Halimeda brevicaulis Kützing 1858
Halimeda incrassata f. lamourouxii J.Agardh 1887
Halimeda incrassata f. ovata J.Agardh 1887
Halimeda incrassata f. tridentata Duchassaing ex J.Agardh 1887
Halimeda incrassata f. tripartita E.S.Barton 1901
Halimeda incrassata f. rotunda Barton 1901
Halimeda incrassata f. gracilis Børgesen 1913
Halimeda tridens f. typica W.R.Taylor 1928

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Corallina incrassata J.Ellis)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Halimeda tridens (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux)
North America: Florida (Taylor 1928).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950).

(as Halimeda incrassata (J.Ellis) J.V.Lamouroux)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Taylor 1960, Schneider 2003), Canary Islands (Sangil et al. 2018), Madeira (Verbruggen & al. 2006 ).

Europe: Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016).

North America: Florida (Taylor 1960, Dawes 1974, Collado-Vides et al 2005, Verbruggen et al 2005, Lam & Zechman 2006, Littler, Littler & Hanisak 2008, Collado-Vides et al. 2011), Mexico (Taylor 1960, Verbruggen et al 2005, Tussenbroek et al. 2006, Pedroche & Sentíes 2020), Mexico (Atlantic) (Taylor 1972), Texas (Verbruggen et al 2005, Wynne 2009, Lehman 2013).

Central America: Belize (Taylor 1960, Norris & Bucher 1982, Littler & Littler 1997), Panama (Taylor 1960, Wysor & Kooistra 2003, Verbruggen et al 2005).

Caribbean Islands: Bahamas (Taylor 1960, Verbruggen et al 2005), Barbados (Taylor 1960), Caicos Islands (Taylor 1960), Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000), Cayman Islands (Peach et al. 2017 ), Cuba (Taylor 1960, Cabrera, Moreira & Suárez 2004, Suárez 2005, Díez García & Jover Capote 2011, Gonzáles & al. 2014, Suárez, Martínez-Daranas & Alfonso 2014, Torres Conde & Martínez-Daranas 2019, Cabrera & al. 2020), Curaçao (Fricke & al. 2018), Hispaniola (Taylor 1960), Jamaica (Taylor 1960, Verbruggen et al 2005), Lesser Antilles (Taylor 1960), Martinique (Rodríguez-Prieto, Michanek & Ivon 1999, Delnatte & Wynne 2016), Netherlands Antilles (Taylor 1960, Verbruggen et al 2005), Puerto Rico (Taylor 1960), St. Eustatius (van der Loos & Prud'homme van Reine 2015, van der Loos & al. 2017), Virgin Islands (Taylor 1960).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Brazil (Oliveira Filho 1977, Moura 2010, Ximenes & al. 2017), Colombia (Schnetter 1969), Venezuela (Ganesan 1990).

Africa: Kenya (Silva & al. 1996, Bolton, Oyieke & Gwanda 2007), Madagascar (Silva & al. 1996, Vieira & al. 2021), Mauritius (Børgesen 1940, Silva & al. 1996), Somalia (Silva & al. 1996), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Silva & al. 1996, Oliveira, Österlund & Mtolera 2005, Verbruggen et al 2005).

Indian Ocean Islands: Amirante Islands (Silva & al. 1996), Andaman Islands (Silva & al. 1996), Cargados Carajos (Silva & al. 1996), Chagos Archipelago (Silva & al. 1996), Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Silva & al. 1996), Laccadive Islands (Silva & al. 1996), Maldives (Silva & al. 1996), Nicobar Islands (Silva & al. 1996), Saya de Malha Bank (Silva & al. 1996), Seychelles (Silva & al. 1996).

South-west Asia: India (Sahoo et al. 2001, Gupta 2012, Rao & Gupta 2015).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Silva & al. 1996, Verbruggen et al 2005, Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2014), Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987, Trono 1997, Verbruggen et al 2005, Liao, Belleza & Gerldino 2013, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014, Dumilag et al. 2020), Singapore (Pham & al. 2011), Thailand (Silva & al. 1996), Vietnam (Pham-Hoàng 1969, Tien 2007, Nguyen et al. 2013, Titlyanov, Titlyanova & Belous 2015).

Asia: China (Tseng 1984), China (Hainan Island) (Titlyanova, Titlyanov & Kalita 2014), Japan (Okamura 1936, Segawa 1981, Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Titlyanov & Titlyanova 2012), South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Papua New Guinea (Coppejans & al. 2001, Littler & Littler 2003 ), Queensland (Lewis 1987, Phillips 2002, Verbruggen et al 2005, Bostock & Holland 2010).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: American Samoa (Skelton & al. 2004), Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Tsuda 2006), Fiji (N'Yeurt, South & Keats 1996, South & Skelton 2003), French Polynesia (Pari & N'Yeurt 1999, Pari & N'Yeurt 1999, Payri, N'Yeurt & Orempuller 2000, Verbruggen et al 2005), Guam (Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Hawaiian Islands (Abbott & Huisman, 2004, Verbruggen et al 2005), Mariana Islands (Tsuda 2003), Republic of Palau (Ohba & al. 2007), Samoan Archipelago (Skelton & South 1999), Solomon Islands (Womersley & Bailey 1970), Tahiti (Verbruggen et al 2005).

Subantarctic Islands: Diego Garcia Atoll (Silva & al. 1996).

(as Halimeda incrassata f. lamourouxii J.Agardh)
South-east Asia: Indonesia (Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2014).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Halimeda incrassata f. ovata J.Agardh)
Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936), Taiwan (Lewis & Norris 1987, Shao 2003-2014).

(as Halimeda incrassata f. tripartita E.S.Barton)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Schneider 2003).

Central America: Panama (Wysor & Kooistra 2003).

Caribbean Islands: Cuba (Suárez 2005).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2014).

(as Halimeda incrassata f. rotunda Barton)
South-east Asia: Indonesia (Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2014).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Halimeda incrassata f. gracilis Børgesen)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Schneider 2003), Madeira (Verbruggen & al. 2006).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

(as Halimeda tridens f. typica W.R.Taylor)
North America: Florida (Taylor 1928).

Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

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.

Hillis-Colinvaux, L. (1980). Ecology and taxonomy of Halimeda: primary producer of coral reefs. Advances in Marine Biology 17: 1-327, 104 figs, XXXIV tables.

Lam, D.W. & Zechman, F.W. (2006). Phylogenetic analyses of the Bryopsidales (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) based on RUBISCO large subunit gene sequences. Journal of Phycology 42: 669-678.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

Titlyanov, E.A. & Titlyanova, T.V. (2012). Morskiye rasteniya stran Aziatsko-Tikhookeanskogo regiona, ikh ispol'zovaniye i kul'tivirovaniye [Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation]. pp. 376, 52 numbered figures, 162 plates. Vladivostok: Dalnauka & A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. [in Russian]

Trono, G.C., Jr (1997). Field guide and atlas of the seaweed resourves of the Philippines. pp. [i]-xx.[1]-306, 168 figs. Makati City, The Philippines: Bookmark, Inc..

Tussenbroek, B.I. van, Santos, M.G. B. & Dijk, J.K. van (2006). Unusual synchronous spawning by green algae (Bryopsidales), after the passage of Hurricane Wilma (2005) . Botanica Marina 49(3): 270, 271.

Verbruggen, H., De Clerck, O., Kooistra, W.H.C.F. & Coppejans, E. (2005). Molecular and morphometric data pinpoint species boundaries in Halimeda section Rhipsalis (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 41: 606-621.

Verbruggen, H., De Clerck, O., N'Yeurt, A.D.R., Spalding, H. & Vroom, P. (2006). Phylogeny and taxonomy of Halimeda incrassata, including descriptions of H. kanaloana and H. heteromorpha spp. nov. (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta). European Journal of Phycology 41(3): 337-362.

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References
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Kaldy, J.E. (1996). Range extension of Halimeda incrassata (Chlorophyta, Bryopsidales): occurrence in the Lower Laguna Madra of Texas. South W. Naturalist 41: 419-423.
Sangil, C., Martín-García, L., Alfonso-Carrillo, J., Barquín, J. & Sansón, M. (2018). Halimeda incrassata (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) reaches the Canary Islands: mid- and deep-water meadows in the eastern subtropical Atlantic Ocean. Botanica Marina 61(2): 103-110.
van Tussenbroek, B.I. & van Dijk, J.K. (2007). Spatial and temporal variability in biomass and production of psammophytic Halimeda incrassata (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) in a Caribbean reef lagoon. Journal of Phycology 43: 69-77.
Verbruggen, H., De Clerck, O., N'Yeurt, A.D.R., Spalding, H. & Vroom, P. (2006). Phylogeny and taxonomy of Halimeda incrassata, including descriptions of H. kanaloana and H. heteromorpha spp. nov. (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta). European Journal of Phycology 41(3): 337-362.

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