Fucus radicans Bergström & Kautsky 2005
Fucus radicans Bergström & Kautsky in Bergström & al. 2005: 1029, figs 1a-d
Published in: Bergström, A., Tatarenkov, A., Johannesson, K., Jonsson, R.B. & Kautsky, L. (2005). Genetic and morphological identification of Fucus radicans sp. nov. (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in the brackish Baltic Sea. Journal of Phycology 41: 1025-1038.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Järnäs Udde, Nordmaling par., Angermanland, Sweden (Bergström et al 2005: 1029). Holotype: Lena Bergström J16; 30 August 2003; 3 m depth. Swedish Museum of Natural History (Bergström et al 2005: 1029). Notes: Paratypes: Sweden, Uppland, Oregrund, Smedjegatan; 16 June 2004, coll. L.Bergstrom IDSI; 8 July 2004, coll. L. Bergstrom 1-2 (SwedishMuseum of Natural History.
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), rooting, putting forth aerial roots (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a brackish species.
Created: 18 November 2005 by M.D. Guiry
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Bergström, A., Tatarenkov, A., Johannesson, K., Jonsson, R.B. & Kautsky, L. (2005). Genetic and morphological identification of Fucus radicans sp. nov. (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in the brackish Baltic Sea. Journal of Phycology 41: 1025-1038.
Gylle, A.M, Rantamaki, S., Ekelund, N.G.A. & Tyystjarvi, E. (2011). Fluorescence emission spectra of marine and brackish-water ecotypes of Fucus vesiculosus and Fucus radicans (Phaeophyceae) reveal differences in light-harvesting apparatus. Journal of Phycology 47(1): 98-105.
Johannesson, K., Johansson, D., Larsson, K.H., Huenchunir, C.J. Perus, J., Forslund, H., Kautsky, L. & Pereyra, R.T. (2011). Frequent clonality in fucoids (Fucus radicans and Fucus vesiculosus; Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in the Baltic Sea. Journal of Phycology 47(5): 990-998.
Rugiu, L., Manninen, I., Rothäusler, E. & Jormalainen, V. (2018). Tolerance to climate change of the clonally reproducing endemic Baltic seaweed, Fucus radicans: is phenotypic plasticity enough?. Journal of Phycology 54(6): 888-898.
Schagerström E. & Kautsky, L. (2016). Despite marine traits, the endemic Fucus radicans (Phaeophyceae) is restricted to the brackish Baltic Sea. European Journal of Phycology 51(4): 378-386.
Schagerström, E. & Salo, T. (2019). Interactive effects of temperature and light on reattachment success in the brown alga Fucus radicans. Botanica Marina 62(1): 43-50.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 October 2021.