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Sargassum abbottiae G.C.Trono, Jr. 1994

Publication details
Sargassum abbottiae G.C.Trono, Jr. 1994: 5 (reference to figs. 68-70, 103 in I.A. Abbott (ed.), Tax. Econ. Seaweeds 3: 77. 1992)

Published in: Trono, G.C., Jr. (1994). New species of Sargassum from the Philippines. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 3-7. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

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.

Type information
Type locality: Pulong Bakaw, Calatagan, Batangas, Philippines (Trono, G.C., Jr., 1994: 5). Holotype: A. Albano and A. Gutierrez; 11 November 1978; T 14853 (Trono, G.C., Jr., 1994: 5). Notes: Other materials (T12202 and T12683) were collected from Tiwi Beach, Albay, February 5, 1962 by G.T. Velasquez.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Phyllotricha

Named for Isabella Aiona Abbott, Hawaiian phycologist.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
=Sargassum sp. No. 7. Trono, Tax. Econ. Seaweeds, vol. 3: 77, figs 68-70, 103, 1992.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sargassum abbottiae G.C.Trono, Jr.)
South-east Asia: Philippines (Trono, G.C., Jr., 1994, Phillips 1995, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014).

Asia: South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016).

Key references
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.

Trono Jr., G. (1992). The genus Sargassum in the Philippines. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Western Atlantic species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 43-94. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

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