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Phaeocystis pouchetii (Hariot) Lagerheim 1896

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Hacrobia
Phylum Haptophyta
Class Coccolithophyceae
Subclass Prymnesiophycidae
Order Phaeocystales
Family Phaeocystaceae
Genus Phaeocystis


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Phaeocystis pouchetii (Hariot) Lagerheim
Gower Peninsula, Wales; bloom-producing accumulation of foam. 07 Jun 2005. David John. © David John (d_m_john@ntlworld.com).

Phaeocystis pouchetii (Hariot) Lagerheim
Gower Peninsula, Wales. Bloom producing accumulation of foam. 07 Jun 2005. David John. © David John (d_m_john@ntlworld.com).


Phaeocystis pouchetii (Hariot) Lagerheim Gower Peninsula, Wales. Bloom producing accumulation of foam
© David John (d_m_john@ntlworld.com)

Publication details
Phaeocystis pouchetii (Hariot) Lagerheim 1896: 278 (as 'Poucheti' )

Published in: Lagerheim, G. (1896). Über Phaeocystis Poucheti (Har.) Lagerh.: eine Planktonflagellate. Öfvers. Förh. Kongl. Svenska Vetensk.-Akad 53: 277-288.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Phaeocystis.

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

Tetraspora pouchetii Hariot

Type information
Type locality: North Atlantic (along the coast of Norway from the Lofoten Islands to Varangersfjord) (Index Nominum Algarum).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Tetraspora pouchetii Hariot 1892

Distributional notes
Greenland, East Greenland Current (Medlin et al, 1994; Lange et al. 2002). Oceanic: 49º52' N, 142º40' W (Guo et al. 2012). - (13 Dec 2010) - Wendy Guiry

Usage notes
Harmful species (Lassus et al. 2017).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Phaeocystis pouchetii (Hariot) Lagerheim)
Arctic: Greenland Sea (Andersen et al., 2015), Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Lange, Chen & Medlin 2002).

Europe: Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014, Zotov 2018), Britain (Parke & Dixon 1976), France (Anon. 2017), Germany (Scholz & Liebezeit 2012 ), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Norway (Lange, Chen & Medlin 2002 ), Norwegian Sea (Andersen et al., 2015), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018).

South America: Brazil (Bergesh 2010).

Asia: Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Russia (Sea of Japan) (Gail 1950).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Rhodes & al. 2012).

World: World (Jordan & Green 1994).

Key references
Bourrelly, P. (1957). Recherches sur les Chrysophycées. Morphologie, phylogénie, systématique. Revue Algologique: Mémoire Hors-Série 1: [1]-412.

Chrétiennot-Dinet, M.-J. (1990). Atlas du phytoplancton marin. Volume III: Chlorarachnophycées, Chlorophycées, Chrysophycées, Cryptophycées, Euglénophycées, Eustigmatophycées, Prasinophycées, Prymnesiophycées, Rhodophycées et Tribophycées Avec la collaboration de Chantal Billard et Alain Sournia. pp. [1]-261. Paris: Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 15, quai Anatole France - 75700 Paris.

Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

Jordan, R.W., Cros, L. & Young, J.R. (2004). A revised classification scheme for living haptophytes. Micropaleontology 50(Suppl. 1): 55-79.

Kapustin, D.O. & Gerasimiuk, V.P. (2015 '2014'). Haptophyta. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 483-489. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Lagerheim, G. (1896). Phaeocystis nov. gen., grundadt på Tetraspora Poucheti Har. Botaniska Notiser 1893: 32-33.

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.

Medlin, L.K., Lange, M. & Baumann, M.E.M. (1994). Genetic differentiation among three colony-forming species of Phaeocystis: further evidence for the phylogeny of the Prymnesiophyta. Phycologia 33(3): 199-212, 6 figs, 6 tables.

Nakayama, T., Yoshida, M., Noël, M.-H., Kawachi, M. & Inouye, I. (2005). Ultrastructure and phylogenetic position of Chrysoculter rhomhoideus gen. et sp. nov. (Prymnesiophyceae), a new flagellate haptophyte from Japanese coastal waters. Phycologia 44: 369-383.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Parke, M. & Dixon, P.S. (1976). Check-list of British marine algae - third revision. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 56: 527-594.

Schoemann, V., Becquevort, S., Stefels, J., Rousseau, V. & Lancelot, C. (2005). Phaeocystis blooms in the global ocean and their controlling mechanisms: a review. Journal of Sea Research 53: 43-66, 5 figs, 9 tables.

Throndsen, J. (1996). The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 591-730. San Diego: Academic Press.

Created: 17 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Brussaard, C.P.D., Thyrhaug, R., Marie, D. & Bratbak, G. (1999). Flow cytometric analyses of viral infection in two marine phytoplankton species, Micromonas pusilla (Prasinophyceae) and Phaeocystis pouchetii (Prymnesiophyceae). Journal of Phycology 35: 941-948, 5 figs.
Chang, F.H. (1984). The ultrastructure of Phaeocystis pouchetii (Prymnesiophyceae) vegetative colonies with species reference to the production of new Mucilaginous envelope. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 18: 303-308.
Jacobsen, A., Bratbak, G. & Heldal, M. (1996). Isolation and characterization of a virus infecting Phaeocystis pouchetii (Prymnesiophyceae). Journal of Phycology 32: 923-927, 4 figs, 2 tables.
Veldhuis, M.J.W. (1987). The eco-physiology of the colonial alga Phaeocystis pouchetii. Rijksuniversiteit Te Groningen : 1-127.
Weisse, T. & Scheffel-Möser, U. (1990). Morphometric characteristics and carbon content of Phaeocystis cf. pouchetii (Prymnesiophyceae). Botanica Marina 33: 197-203.

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