Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen 1914

Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen

Current name: Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen
Hollywood Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; pelagic cast - 29 June 2019. M.D. Guiry

Publication Details
Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen 1914: 66, footnote

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1914). The marine algae of the Danish West Indies. Part 2. Phaeophyceae. Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 2(2): 1-68, 44 figs.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sargassum is Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh.

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

Sargassum hystrix var. fluitans Børgesen

Type Information
Type locality: Sargasso Sea; (Silva & al. 1996: 673)

Origin of Species Name
Participle (Latin), floating, swimming (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 04 August 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 November 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 November 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 03 December 2023

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