Sargassum sociale ( )
Sargassum sociale (Grunow) Setchell 1926: 95, pl. 15, figs 3-4
Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1926). Tahitian algae collected by W.A. Setchell, C.B. Setchell and H.E. Parks. University of California Publications in Botany 12: 61-142, Pls 7-22.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum pacificum Bory
Subgenus Sargassum Section Malacocarpicae
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sargassum sociale (Grunow) Setchell)
Pacific Islands: Cook Islands (Stiger et al. 2004), French Polynesia (Phillips 1995, N'Yeurt & Payri 2006), Tahiti (Stiger et al. 2000, Yoshida, Stiger, Ajisaka & Noro 2002, Stiger et al. 2004).
Source of current name
Mattio, L., Payri, C.E. & Stiger-Pouvreau, V. (2008). Taxonomic revision of Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophceae) from French Polynesia based on morphological and molecular analyses. Journal of Phycology 44: 1541-1555.
Payri, C., N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Orempuller, J. (2000). Algae of French Polynesia. Algues de Polynésie française. pp. 320. Tahiti: Au Vent des Iles Editions.
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.
Stiger, V., Horiguchi, T., Yoshida, T., Coleman, A.W. & Masuda, M. (2003). Phylogenetic relationships within the genus Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae), inferred from it ITS nrDNA, with an emphasis on the taxonomic revision of the genus. Phycological Research 51(1): 1-10.
Yoshida, T., Stiger, V., Ajisaka, T. & Noro, T. (2002). A molecular study of section-level classification of Sargassum subgenus Bactrophycus (Sargassaceae, Phaeophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 89-94. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 January 2020.