161,435 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,723 images, 62,840 bibliographic items, 473,548 distributional records.

Nannochloropsis gaditana L.M.Lubián 1982

Publication details
Nannochloropsis gaditana L.M.Lubián 1982: 292, fig. 1 [iconotype]

Published in: Lubián, L.M. (1982). Nannochloropsis gaditana sp. nov., una nueva Eustigmatophyceae marina. Lazaroa 4: 287-293.
 Download PDF

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Microchloropsis gaditana (L.M.Lubián) M,W.Fawley, I.Jameson & K.P.Fawley

Type information
Type locality: Bahía de Cádiz (España) [Spain: Cádiz] (Lubián 1982: 292). Type: fig. 1: (Lubián 1982

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), from Cadiz (Stearn 1985).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Fawley, M.W., Jameson, I. & Fawley, K.P. (2015). The phylogeny of the genus Nannochloropsis (Monodopsidaceae, Eustigmatophyceae), with descriptions of N. australis sp. nov. and Microchloropsis gen. nov.. Phycologia 54(5): 545-552.

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

Created: 19 August 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 19 November 2015 by G.M. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 7485 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Braun, R., Farré, E.M., Schurr, U. & Matsubara, S. (2014). Effects of light and circadian clock on growth and chlorophyll accumulation of Nannochloropsis gaditana. Journal of Phycology 50(3): 515-525.
Fábregas, J., Maseda, A., Domínguez, A., Ferreira, M. & Otero, A. (2002). Changes in the cell composition of the marine microalga Nannochloropsis gaditana during a light:dark cycle. Biotechnology Letters 24: 1699-1703.
Lubián, L.M. & Montero, O. (1998). Excess light-induced violaxanthin cycle activity in Nannochloropsis gaditana (Eustigmatophyceae): effects of exposure time and temperature. Phycologia 37: 16-23, 5 figs, 4 tables.
Lubián, L.M. (1982). Nannochloropsis gaditana sp. nov., una nueva Eustigmatophyceae marina. Lazaroa 4: 287-293.
Moreno-Garrido, I., Codd, G.A. & Lubián, L.M. (2002). Cu and Zn accumulation by calcium alginate immovilized marine microalgal cells on Nannochloropsis gaditana Lubián (Eustigmatophyceae). Ciencias Marinas 28(1): 107-119.
Navarro López, E., Robles Medina, A., González Moreno, P.A., Esteban Cerdán, L., Martín Valverde, L. & Molina Grima, E. (2016). Biodiesel production from Nannochloropsis gaditana lipids through transesterification catalyzed by Rhizopus oryzae lipase. Bioresource Technology 203: 236-244.
Rodríguez-López, A., Burgos Rodríguez, S., Andrés Vallejo, R., Guarnizo García, P., Macias-Sánchez, M.D., Gutierrez Díaz, M., González-Librán, R. & Fernández Acero, M.J. (2018). Sustainable cultivation of Nannochloropsis gaditana microalgae in outdoor raceways using flue gases for a complete 2-year cycle: a Circular Economy challenge. Journal of Applied Phycology 31: 1515-1523.
San Pedro, A., González-López, C.V., Acien, F.G. & Molina-Grima, E. (2016). Outdoor pilot production of Nannochloropsis gaditana: Influence of culture parameters and lipid production rates in flat-panel photobioreactors. Algal Research-Biomass Biofuels and Bioproducts 18: 156-165.
Sobrino, C., Montero, O. & Lubián, L. (2004). UV-B radiation increases cell permeability and damages nitrogen incorporation mechanisms in Nannochloropsis gaditana. Aquatic Sci. 66: 421-429.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=54556

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 May 2021.

SITE © 1996 - 2021 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio