WoRMS taxon details

Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen, 1914

157202  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157202)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
LSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:76708  
LSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:76708 [details]

Distribution Long Island Sound to the northern region of Cape Cod  
Distribution Long Island Sound to the northern region of Cape Cod [details]
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2018). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen, 1914. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157202 on 2018-12-16
Date
action
by
2005-05-23 09:16:32Z
created
2010-04-01 08:42:26Z
changed
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z
changed

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basis of record Sears, J.R. (ed.). 1998. NEAS keys to the benthic marine algae of the northeastern coast of North America from Long Island Sound to the Strait of Belle Isle. Northeast Algal Society. 163 p. [details]   

additional source Fredericq, S., T. O. Cho, S. A. Earle, C. F. Gurgel, D. M. Krayesky, L. E. Mateo-Cid, A. C. Mendoza-González, J. N. Norris, and A. M. Suárez. 2009. Seaweeds of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 187–259 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. I. Biodiversity, pp. 187-259. Texas A&M Univ. Press. [details]   

additional source Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2018). AlgaeBase. <em>World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.</em> , available online at http://www.algaebase.org [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
LSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:76708 [details]

From other sources
Distribution Long Island Sound to the northern region of Cape Cod [details]

Morphology Brown colour results from the dominance of the xanthophyll fucoxanthin; this masks the other pigments, Chlorophyll a and c (no chlorophyll b), beta-carotene and other xanthophylls. [details]