Gracilaria pacifica I.A. 1985
Gracilaria pacifica I.A.Abbott Northern California
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Gracilaria pacifica I.A.Abbott 1985: 116, 119, figs 2-8
Published in: Abbott, I.A. (1985). New species of Gracilaria Grev.(Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta) from California and Hawaii. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 115-121. California Sea Grant College Program.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Midway to southwest end of Stillwater Cove, Pebble Beach, Monterey County, California (Abbott 1985: 116). Holotype: I.A. Abbott; 8 July 1982; About 0.0 ft tide level near Rhodoglossum californicum flats (cystocarpic). UC Abbott #16141 (Abbott 1985: 116). Notes: For other material (Californian) and herbaria, see Abbott (1985: 116, 118).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Abbott, I.A. (1985). Gracilaria from California: key list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 97-99. California Sea Grant College Program.
Murru, M. & Sandgren, C.D. (2004). Habitat matters for inorganic carbon acquisition in 38 species of red macroalgae (Rhodophyta) from Puget Sound, Washington, USA. Journal of Phycology 40: 837-845, 2 figs, 1 table.
Created: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 May 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Garza-Sánchez, F., Zertuche-González, J.A. & Chapman, D.J. (2000). Effect of temperature and irradiance on the release, attachment and survival of spores of Gracilaria pacifica Abbott (Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 43: 205-212, 4 figs, 4 tables.
Naldi, M. & Wheeler, P.A. (1999). Changes in nitrogen pools in Ulva fenestrata (Chlorophyta) and Gracilaria pacifica (Rhodophyta) under nitrate and ammonium enrichment. Journal of Phycology 35: 70-77, 5 figs, 4 tables.
Naldi, M. & Wheeler, P.A. (2002). 15N measurements of ammonium and nitrate uptake by Ulva fenestrata (Chlorophyta) and Gracilaria pacifica (Rhodophyta): comparison of net nutrient disappearance, release of ammonium and nitrate, and 15N accumulation in algal tissue. Journal of Phycology 38: 135-144.
Oates, B.R. & Cole, K.M. (1994). Comparative studies on hair cells of two agarophyte red algae, Gelidium vagum (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) and Gracilaria pacifica (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 33: 420-433, 29 figs, 1 table.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 September 2021.