Kappaphycus alvarezii (Doty) L.M.Liao 1996
Kappaphycus alvarezii (Doty) L.M.Liao seedlings of kappaphycus introduced in ilha grande - Ilha Grande Bay, Rio de Janeiro state - Brazil, 2012 - 11 June 2020. Seaweed Consulting
Kappaphycus alvarezii (Doty) L.M.Liao 1996: 158
Publication date: "April-June 1996"
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Kappaphycus.
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Eucheuma alvarezii Doty
Holotype locality: Creagh Reef, south of Semporna, Sabah, Malaysia; (Doty 1985: 38) Holotype: 13 October 1978; Growing attached to calcareous solid materials of detrital origin near the channel west of Karindingan Island on Creagh Reef; BISH; MSD 28727 (Doty 1985: 38) Notes: Within 0.5 km of this same site, paratype collections were made of similar specimens on 10 July 1979 and 25 October 1979 (distributed to BISH,US).
This is a marine species.
Created: 19 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 01 July 2022
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 July 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2022