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Porphyra akasakae A.Miura 1977

Publication details
Porphyra akasakae A.Miura 1977: 197, fig. 2; pls 10, 11 (as 'arasakai' )

Published in: Miura, A. (1977). Porphyra akasakai, a new species from the Sanriku coast, northeastern district of Honshu, Japan. J. Tokyo Univ. Fish. 63: 197-202.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Porphyra is Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh.

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

Type information
Type locality: Hashikami Sanzunokawa, Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Jana Type: A. Miura; 12.xii.1968; Herbariu, Laboratory of Algal Cultivation, Tokyo University of Fisheries

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Porphyra angusta f. sanrikuensis M.Kurogi 1963
Porphyra pseudoangusta A.Miura 1967

Nomenclatural notes
Named for Y. Akasaka, Director of Kesennuma Fisheries Experimental Station (Guiry, pers. comm.).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Porphyra akasakae A.Miura)
Japanese: Murone-amanori (Chapman & Chapman 1980).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Porphyra akasakae A.Miura)
Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Korea (Kim & Kim 2011).

Key references
Kim, H.-S. & Boo, S.-M. (2010). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 2, Number 1. Heterokontophyta: Phaeophyceae: Ectocarpales. Marine brown algae I. pp. [1-6], 1-195, figs 1-19. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2021.

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