Mastophora multistrata D.W.Keats 2009
Mastophora multistrata D.W.Keats 2009: 413, 415, 417, figs 30-40, 43
Published in: Keats, D.W., Maneveldt, G.W., Baba, M., Chamberlain, Y.M. & Lewis, J.E. (2009). Three species of Mastophora (Rhodophyta:Corallinales, Corallinaceae) in the tropical Indo-Pacific Ocean: M. rosea (C.Agardh) Setchell, M. pacifica (Heydrich) Foslie, and M. multistrata, sp. nov. Phycologia 48(5): 404-422.
Publication date: 2009
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Holotype locality: Suva Lagoon, patch reef, Fiji; (Keats et al. 2009: 413) Holotype: D. Keats; 20 November 1994; very common on rubble at 5-15 m; UWC; 94/1332 (Keats et al. 2009: 413)
This is a marine species.
Occurs on all parts of windward and leeward reefs, as well as on patch reefs, from the intertidal to at least 45 m depth; it is uncommon on rocky and attached coral substrata, but is one of the most abundant corallines on coral rubble (Keats et al. 2009).
Created: 07 December 2009 by G.M. Guiry.
Last updated: 25 September 2018
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 September 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2022