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Cladostephus spongiosus (Hudson) C.Agardh 1817

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Dictyotophycidae
Order Sphacelariales
Family Cladostephaceae
Genus Cladostephus

Pictures

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Cladostephus spongiosus (Hudson) C.Agardh
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Cladostephus spongiosus (Hudson) C.Agardh
Cabo de Palos, Murcia, Spain. 07 Jul 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez" . © marmenormarmayor.es.

Cladostephus spongiosus (Hudson) C.Agardh
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia; on sandy rock. 18 Nov 2013. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (michael.guiry@algaebase.org).

Cladostephus spongiosus (Hudson) C.Agardh
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia; on sandy rock. 18 Nov 2013. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (michael.guiry@algaebase.org).

Cladostephus spongiosus (Hudson) C.Agardh
North of Spain, 2010. 24 Oct 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Cladostephus spongiosus (Hudson) C.Agardh
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; shallow subtidal. 17 May 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Cladostephus spongiosus (Hudson) C.Agardh
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Cladostephus spongiosus (Hudson) C.Agardh
Scotland, Oban area east coast. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Cladostephus spongiosus (Hudson) C.Agardh
Cladostephus spongiosus, Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland. 28 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Cladostephus spongiosus (Hudson) C.Agardh
Smerwick Harbour, Co. Kerry, Ireland. 12 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Cladostephus spongiosus (Hudson) C.Agardh Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; MLWN lagoon; to 150 mm long
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Cladostephus spongiosus (Hudson) C.Agardh 1817: xxvi

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)

Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Cladostephus.

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

Basionym
Conferva spongiosa Hudson

Type information
Type locality: England (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 574). Lectotype: BM (Womersley 1987: 185).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spongy, porous, soft like a wet sponge (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva spongiosa Hudson 1762
Ceramium spongiosum (Hudson) Wahlenberg 1826
Dasytrichia spongiosa (Hudson) Bonnemaison 1828

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus bryum Strøm 1788
Cladostephus densus Kützing 1856

Taxonomic notes
John et al. (2004) cite Cladostephus verticillatus (Lightf.) C. Agardh as a synonym of this species.

Habitat notes
Growing on rocks from the intertidal to the subtidal zone down to 6 m depth; associated species include Dictyopteris spp., Dictyota coriacea, Padina caulescens, Polysiphonia johnstonii var. concinna and Phyllospadix torreyi (Mazariegos-Villareal et al. 2010) - (5 Oct 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Cladostephus spongiosus (Hudson) C.Agardh)
English: Hairy Sand Weed (Bunker & al. 2010).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia 45: 1-508.

Draisma, S.G.A., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Kawai, H. (2010). A revised classification of the Sphacelariales (Phaeophyceae) inferred from a psbC and rbcL based phylogeny. European Journal of Phycology 45(3): 308-326.

Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Mazariegos-Villareal, A., Riosmena-Rodrigues, R., Rivera-Camacho, A.R. & Serviere-Zaragoza, E. (2010). First report of Cladostephus spongiosus (Sphacelariales: Phaeophyta) from the Pacific coast of Mexico. Botanica Marina 53(2): 153-157.

Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

Nielsen, R. & Lundsteen, S. (2019). Danmarks havalger Bind 2 Brunalger (Phaeophyceae) og Grønalger (Chlorophyta). Scientia Danica. Series B, Biologica 8: [1]-476, col. figs and distributional maps.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

Sánchez, I. & Fernández, C. (2005). Impact of the invasive seaweed Sargassum muticum (Phaeophyta) on an intertidal macroalgal assemblage. Journal of Phycology 41: 923-930.

Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk. [in Russian]

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References
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Gibson, M. (1994). Reproduction in Cladostephus spongiosus in southern Australia (Sphacelariales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 33: 378-383, 13 figs, 2 tables.
Mazariegos-Villareal, A., Riosmena-Rodrigues, R., Rivera-Camacho, A.R. & Serviere-Zaragoza, E. (2010). First report of Cladostephus spongiosus (Sphacelariales: Phaeophyta) from the Pacific coast of Mexico. Botanica Marina 53(2): 153-157.

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