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Saccharina sessilis (C.Agardh) Kuntze 1891

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Laminariales
Family Laminariaceae
Genus Saccharina

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Saccharina sessilis (C.Agardh) Kuntze
Prasiola Pt; Barkley Sound, British Columbia. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Saccharina sessilis (C.Agardh) Kuntze
Seal Rock, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal; bullate form. 14 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Saccharina sessilis (C.Agardh) Kuntze
Ecola, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal. 12 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Saccharina sessilis (C.Agardh) Kuntze
Cape Perpetua, Oregon, USA; zone at low water; non-bullate form. 13 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Saccharina sessilis (C.Agardh) Kuntze
Cape Perpetua Oregon, U.S.A.; lower intertidal. 15 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Saccharina sessilis (C.Agardh) Kuntze
False Klamath Cove, Del Norte County, California, USA; low intertidal. 19 Apr 2007. Courtnay Hermann. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

Saccharina sessilis (C.Agardh) Kuntze
Palmer's Point, Trinidad, California, USA; low intertidal; bullate form. 01 Jul 2007. Courtnay Hermann. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

Saccharina sessilis (C.Agardh) Kuntze
Palmer's Point, Trinidad, California, USA; low intertidal. 01 Jul 2007. Courtnay Hermann. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

Saccharina sessilis (C.Agardh) Kuntze
Bamfield, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada; plants on rock at low water. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Saccharina sessilis (C.Agardh) Kuntze
Otter Crest, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal.. 15 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Saccharina sessilis (C.Agardh) Kuntze Otter Crest, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal.
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Saccharina sessilis (C.Agardh) Kuntze 1891: 915

Published in: Kuntze, O. (1891). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars II. pp. 375-1011. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.
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Publication date: 5 Nov 1891

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Saccharina is Saccharina plana Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hedophyllum sessile (C.Agardh) Setchell

Basionym
Laminaria sessilis C.Agardh

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
Low and mid intertidal; tide pool epilithic (Augyte & Shaughnessy, 2014). - (3 Dec 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Starko, S., Soto Gomez, M., Darby, H., Demes, K.W., Kawai, H., Yotsukura, N., Lindstrom, S.C., Keeling, P.J., Graham, S.W. & Martone, P.T. (2019). A comprehensive kelp phylogeny sheds light on the evolution of an ecosystem. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 136: 138-150, 5 figs.

Key references
Lane, C.E., Mayes, C., Druehl, L.D. & Saunders, G.W. (2006). A multi-gene molecular investigation of the kelp (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) supports substantial taxonomic re-organization. Journal of Phycology 42: 493-512.

Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.

Starko, S., Boo, G, H., Martone, P.T. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2018). A molecular investigation of Saccharina sessilis from the Aleutian Islands reveals a species complex, necessitating the new combination Saccharina subsessilis. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 33(2): 157-166.

Created: 20 January 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 June 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Starko, S., Boo, G, H., Martone, P.T. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2018). A molecular investigation of Saccharina sessilis from the Aleutian Islands reveals a species complex, necessitating the new combination Saccharina subsessilis. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 33(2): 157-166.

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M.D. 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 22 September 2021.

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