Gymnodinium sanguineum K.Hirasaka
Akashiwo sanguinea (K.Hirasaka) Gert Hansen & Moestrup Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Eagle Harbor marina, 400x, DIC
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Gymnodinium sanguineum K.Hirasaka 1922: 161, fig. 1
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Akashiwo sanguinea (K.Hirasaka) Gert Hansen & Moestrup
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), blood-red (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Cited as an accepted name by Ignatiades (2012). - (11 Jun 2012) - Wendy Guiry
Faust & Gulledge (2002: 43) notes this is a red tide species associated with fish and invertebrate kills. Please consult original reference for further details.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: NW Pacific Ocean: Kozusa-ura, Gokasho Bay, Japan (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 43). Holotype: (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 43).
Source of current name
Daugbjerg, N., Hansen, G., Larsen, J. & Moestrup, Ø. (2000). Phylogeny of some of the major genera of dinoflagellates based on ultrastructure and partial LSU rDNA sequence data, including the erection of three new genera of unarmoured dinoflagellates. Phycologia 39: 302-317.
Faust, M.A. & Gulledge, R.A. (2002). Identifying harmful marine dinoflagellates. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 42: 1-144.
Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Neale, P.J., Banaszak, A.T. & Jarriel, C.R. (1998). Ultraviolet sunscreens in Gymnodinium sanguineum (Dinophyceae): Mycosporine-like amino acids protect against inhibition of photosynthesis. Journal of Phycology 34: 928-938, 7 figs, 3 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 19 February 2020.