Grateloupia asiatica S. & H.W.Wang 2001
Grateloupia asiatica S.Kawaguchi & H.W.Wang 1. Branches with distichous branchlets. 2. Transverse section showing cortical layer and medulla. 3. Transverse section showing mature cystocarp. 4. Natural habitat (Nhatrang Bay, Vietnam), cement blocks overgrowing with G. asiatica at low tide. Insert: H
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Grateloupia asiatica S.Kawaguchi & H.W.Wang 2001: 435, fig. 1, 2
Published in: Kawaguchi, S., Wang, H.W., Horiguchi, T., Sartoni, G. & Masuda, M. (2001). A comparative study of the red alga Grateloupia filicina (Halymeniaceae) from the northwestern Pacific and Mediterranean with the desciption of Grateloupia asiatica, sp. nov.. Journal of Phycology 37: 433-442.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This species has been introduced accidentally, probably via oyster cultivation, into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 169) being first found in the Etang de Thau (France) in 1984. - (5 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Tsuyazki, Fukuoka Prefecture. northern Kyushu, Japan (Kawaguchi, Wang, Horiguchi, Sartoni & Masuda 2001: 435). Holotype: S. Kawaguchi; 6.4.1989; SAP 088175 (Kawaguchi, Wang, Horiguchi, Sartoni & Masuda 2001: 435).
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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. -376, many col. photographs. Vladivostok: Dalnauka & A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. [in Russian]
Verlaque, M., Brannock, P.M., Komatsu, T., Villalard-Bohnsack, M. & Marston, M. (2005). The genus Grateloupia C. Agardh (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) in the Thau Lagoon (France, Mediterranean): a case study of marine plurispecific introductions. Phycologia 44: 477-496.
Verlaque, M., Ruitton, S., Mineur, F. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (2015). CIESM atlas of exotic species of the Mediterranean. Macrophytes. pp. -362, many photographs and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 August 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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Kawaguchi, S., Wang, H.W., Horiguchi, T., Sartoni, G. & Masuda, M. (2001). A comparative study of the red alga Grateloupia filicina (Halymeniaceae) from the northwestern Pacific and Mediterranean with the desciption of Grateloupia asiatica, sp. nov.. Journal of Phycology 37: 433-442.
Lou, Y., Yi, P., Song, X.W. & Wang, H.W. (2019). Grateloupia serra sp. nov. H. W. Wang & Y. Lou (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta): a new species previously confused with Grateloupia asiatica in China. Marine Biology Research 15(1): 1-12, 6 fig., II tables.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2020.