Nannochloropsis oceanica Suda & Miyashita 2002

Publication Details
Nannochloropsis oceanica Suda & Miyashita 2002: 276-278, figs 1-14

Published in: Suda, S., Atsumi, M. & Miyashita, H. (2002). Taxonomic characterization of a marine Nannochloropsis species, N. oceanica sp. nov. (Eustigmatophyceae). Phycologia 41: 273-279.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nannochloropsis is Nannochloropsis oculata (Droop) D.J.Hibberd.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Off Sanriku Coast, Japan, Pacific Ocean; (Suda, Atsumi & Miyashita 2002: 276) Holotype: Herbarium of the Department of Botany, National Science Museum, Tokyo, Japan; 53958 (Suda, Atsumi & Miyashita 2002: 276) Notes: The living culture designated MBIC 10090 is maintained at the Marine Biotechnology Institute Culture Collection (MBIC) (http://

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the ocean (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 19 August 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 03 February 2014

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 February 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 28 February 2024

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