Sargassum abbottiae G.C. , Jr. 1994
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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.
Named for Isabella Aiona Abbott, Hawaiian phycologist.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
=Sargassum sp. No. 7. Trono, Tax. Econ. Seaweeds, vol. 3: 77, figs 68-70, 103, 1992.
This is a marine species.
Asia: South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016).
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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