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Sargassum filicinum Harvey

Publication details
Sargassum filicinum Harvey 1860: 327

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1860). Characters of new algae, chiefly from Japan and adjacent regions, collected by Charles Wright in the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Captain James Rodgers. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 4: 327-335.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sargassum is Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum horneri (Turner) C.Agardh

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Bactrophycus J. Agardh Section Spongocarpus (Kützing) Yoshida

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fern-like (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum fengeri J.Agardh 1889

Nomenclatural notes
Cho et al. (2012: 481) consider this species to be current. - (21 Feb 2013) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "East coast of Japan." (Harvey 1860: 327). Type: TCD (Yoshida 1998: 384).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Uwai, S., Kogame, K., Yoshida, G., Kawai, H., & Ajisaka, T. (2009). Geographical genetic structure and phylogeography of the Sargassum horneri/filicinum complex in Japan, based on the mitochondrial cox3 haplotype. Marine Biology, Berlin 156: 901-911.

Key references
Boo, S.M. & Ko, Y.D. (2012). Marine plants from Korea. pp. [1] 5-233, many col. photographs. Seoul: Marine & Extreme Genome Research Centre Program. [in Korean]

Cho, S.M., Lee, S.M., Ko, Y.D., Mattio, L. & Boo, S.M. (2012). Molecular systematic reassessment of Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in Korea using four gene regions. Botanica Marina 55(5): 473-484.

De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Lee, K. & Yoo, S.-A. (1992). Korean species of Sargassum subgenus Bactrophycus J. Agardh (Sargassaceae, Fucales). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.3, pp. 139-147. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

Miller, K.A., Engle, J.M., Uwai, S. & Kawai, H. (2007). First report of the Asian seaweed Sargassum filicinum Harvey (Fucales) in California, USA. Biological Invasions 9: 609-613.

Oak, J.H. (2010). Fucales. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 2, Number 2. Heterokontophyta: Phaeophyceae: Ishigeales, Dictyotales, Desmarestiales, Sphacelariales, Cutleriales, Ralfisales, Laminariales. (Anon. Eds), pp. 111-172. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

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.

Stiger, V., Horiguchi, T., Yoshida, T., Coleman, A.W. & Masuda, M. (2000). Phylogenetic relationships of Sargassum (Sargassaceae, Phaeophyceae) with reference to a taxonomic revision of the section Phyllocystae based on ITS-2 nrDNA sequences. Phycological Research 48: 251-260.

Stiger, V., Horiguchi, T., Yoshida, T., Coleman, A.W. & Masuda, M. (2003). Phylogenetic relationships within the genus Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae), inferred from it ITS nrDNA, with an emphasis on the taxonomic revision of the genus. Phycological Research 51(1): 1-10.

Tseng, C.K., Yoshida, T. & Chiang, Y.M. (1985). East Asiatic species of Sargassum subgenus Bactrophycus J.Agardh (Sargassaceae, Fucales), with keys to the sections and species. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 1-14. California Sea Grant Program.

Yoshida, T. (1983). Japanese species of Sargassum subgenus Bactrophycus (Phaeophyta, Fucales). Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Series V (Botany) 13: 99-246, 99 figs.

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Yoshida, T., Stiger, V., Ajisaka, T. & Noro, T. (2002). A molecular study of section-level classification of Sargassum subgenus Bactrophycus (Sargassaceae, Phaeophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 89-94. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Aguilar-Rosas, L.E., Aguilar-Rosas, R., Kawai, H., Uwai, S. & Valenzuela-Espinoza E. (2007). New record of Sargassum filicinum Harvey (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in the Pacific coast of Mexico. Algae 22(1): 17-21, 9 figs.
Miller, K.A., Engle, J.M., Uwai, S. & Kawai, H. (2007). First report of the Asian seaweed Sargassum filicinum Harvey (Fucales) in California, USA. Biological Invasions 9: 609-613.
Okuda, T. (1977). Sargassum filicinum; its new findings in sexuality and distribution around Japan. Bulletin of the Japanese Society for Phycology 25(Suppl.): 265-269.
Riosmena-Rodriguez, R., Boo, G.H., Lopez-Vivas, J.M., Hérnandez-Velasco, A., Sáenz-Arroya, A. & Boo, S.M. (2012). The invasive seaweed Sargassum filicinum (Fucales,Phaeophyceae) is on the move along the Mexican Pacific coastline. Botanica Marina 55(5): 547-551.
Uwai, S., Kogame, K., Yoshida, G., Kawai, H., & Ajisaka, T. (2009). Geographical genetic structure and phylogeography of the Sargassum horneri/filicinum complex in Japan, based on the mitochondrial cox3 haplotype. Marine Biology, Berlin 156: 901-911.

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