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Prorocentrum borbonicum L.Ten-Hage, J.Turquet, J.-P.Quod, S.Puiseux-Dao & Couté 2000

Publication details
Prorocentrum borbonicum L.Ten-Hage, J.Turquet, J.-P.Quod, S.Puiseux-Dao & Couté 2000: 297, 298, figs 2-12 [type: fig. 5]

Published in: Ten-Hage, L., Turquet, J., Quod, J.-P., Puiseux-Dao, S. & Couté, A. (2001 '2000'). Prorocentrum borbonicum sp. nov. (Dinophyceae), a new toxic benthic dinoflagellate from the southwestern Indian Ocean. Phycologia 39: 296-301.
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Publication date: February 7 2001

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prorocentrum is Prorocentrum micans Ehrenberg.

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

Type information
Type locality: La Réunion Island, southwest Indian Ocean (Ten-Hage, Turquet, Quod, Puiseux-Dao & Couté 2001: 297). Holotype: fig. 5: March 1996; associated with algal turfs and coral rubble. (Ten-Hage, Turquet, Quod, Puiseux-Dao & Couté 2001: 297, 296). Notes: Isotype: fig. 6.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
Coral reef habitat: water temp. 23.3 to 29.0ºC, salinity 34.7 to 35.2 parts per thousand; exposed to strong wave action; area dominated by branching corals (Ten-Hage et al., 2000). - (30 Sep 2011) - Wendy Guiry

Usage notes
Harmful species (Ten-Hage et al. 2001; Lassus et al. 2017). - (22 May 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Hoppenrath, M., Murray, S.A., Chomérat, N. & Horiguchi, T. (2014). Marine benthic dinoflagellates - unravelling their worldwide biodiversity. Kleine Senckenberg-Reihe Vol. 54. pp. [1]-276. Frankfurt am Main & Stuttgar: V. Mosbrugger & E. Schweizerbartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

Lassus, P., Chomérat, N., Hess, P. & Nézan, E. (2017 '2016'). Toxic and harmful microalgae of the World Ocean. Micro-algues toxiques et nuisibles de l'Océan Mondial. IOC Manuals and guides, 68 (Bilingual English/French). pp. 1-523, 54 pls. Denmark: International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae/ Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Ten-Hage, L., Turquet, J., Quod, J.-P., Puiseux-Dao, S. & Couté, A. (2001 '2000'). Prorocentrum borbonicum sp. nov. (Dinophyceae), a new toxic benthic dinoflagellate from the southwestern Indian Ocean. Phycologia 39: 296-301.

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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 17 October 2021.

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