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Sargassum thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Sargassum

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Sargassum thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze
1. Branch fragment. 2. Fragment with vesicles and phylloids. 3. Vesicles. 4. Habit, cast ashore (Sesoko Isl., Okinawa, Japan).. 09 Mar 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova. © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Sargassum thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Sargassum thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Sargassum thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Sargassum thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

 

Nitophyllum bonnemaisonii var. laciniatum (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) J.D.Hooker

Sargassum thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze 1. Branch fragment. 2. Fragment with vesicles and phylloids. 3. Vesicles. 4. Habit, cast ashore (Sesoko Isl., Okinawa, Japan).
© Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru)

Publication details
Sargassum thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze 1880: 215, 228

Published in: Kuntze, O. (1880). Revision von Sargassum und das sogennante Sargasso-Meer. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 1: 191-239, pls I, II.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Fucus thunbergii Mertens ex Roth

Type information
Syntype localities: ""E Chinae et Iaponiae maribus attulit Ill. Thunberg" cujus nomen huic Algae imposuiit dilectiss. Mertens." [China and Japan seas]

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Bactrophycus J. Agardh Section Teretia Yoshida

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus thunbergii Mertens ex Roth 1800
Cystoseira thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh 1820
Rhodomela thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh 1824
Cystophyllum thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) J.Agardh 1848
Myagropsis thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) Kützing 1849
Turbinaria thunbergii (Mertens ex Roth) Yendo 1905

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus swartzii C.Agardh 1815
Cystoseira swartzii (C.Agardh) C.Agardh 1820
Rhodomela swartzii (C.Agardh) C.Agardh 1824
Cystophyllum swartzii (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1848
Myagropsis swartzii (C.Agardh) Kützing 1860
Turbinaria swartzii (C.Agardh) Yendo 1905
Sargassum swartzianum Yendo 1907
Sargassum thunbergii f. latifolium Yendo 1907
Sargassum thunbergii f. nipponicum Yendo 1907
Sargassum thunbergii f. typicum Yendo 1907
Sargassum thunbergii f. swartzianum (Yendo) Okamura 1936

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Dixon, R.R.M., Matteo, L., Huisman, J.M., Payri, C.E., Bolton, J.J. & Gurgel, F.D. (2014). North meets south - Taxonomic and biogeographic implications of a phylogenetic assessment of Sargassum subgenera Arthrophycus and Bactrophycus (Fucales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 53(1): 15-22.

Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

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.

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.

Petrov, J.E. (1968). Genus Sargassum C. Ag. in maribus orientis extremi URSS. Novitates Systematicae Plantarum Non Vascularium 5: 42-48.

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. (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.

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.

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. & Titlyanov, T.V. (2012). Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation. pp. [1]-376, many col. photographs. Vladivostok: Dalnauka & A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. [in Russian]

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. & Horiguchi, T. (2000). Sargassum boreale sp. nov. (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) from Hokkaido, Japan. Phycological Research 48: 125-132.

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References
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Gao, K. & Nakahara, H. (1990). Effects of nutrients on the photosynthesis of Sargassum thunbergii. Botanica Marina 33: 375-383.
Gao, K. & Umezaki, I. (1989). Comparative studies of photosynthesis in different parts of Sargassum thunbergii. Japanese Journal of Phycology 37: 7-16.
Kim, Y.H. & Yoo, J.S. (1994). Patterns of algal succession in a Sargassum thunbergii (Phaeophyta) dominated rocky intertidal community. Korean Journal of Phycology 9(1): 59-65, 6 figs, 1 table.
Koh, C.-H., Kim, Y. & Kang, S.-G. (1993). Size distribution, growth and production of Sargassum thunbergii in an intertidal zone of Padori, west coast of Korea. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 207-214.
Ohmori, T. & Miyazaki, S. (1976). An analysis of embryogeny in Sargassum thunbergii II. On the germination of embryo and the formation of rhizoid cell. Bulletin of the Japanese Society for Phycology 24: 2-24.
Ohmori, T. (1975). An analysis of embryogeny in Sargassum thunbergii I. On the degeneration of nuclei in fertilized eggs. Bulletin of the Japanese Society for Phycology 23: 93-98.
Umezaki, I. (1974). Ecological studies of Sargassum thunbergii (Mertens) O. Kuntze in Maizuru Bay, Japan Sea. Biol. Mag. Tokyo 87: 285-292.
Zhao, Z., Zhao, F., Yao, J., Lu, J., Ang Jr., P.O. & Duan, D. (2009). Early development of germlings of Sargassum thunbergii (Fucales, Phaeophyta) under laboratory conditions. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 19: 475-481, 5 figs.

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