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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen, 1914 
AphiaID: 157202

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromista (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarosa (Subkingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterokonta (Infrakingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOchrophyta (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaeista (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnista (Infraphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucistia (Superclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaeophyceae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucales (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargassaceae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargassum (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargassum C.Agardh, 1820
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus baccifer var. oblongifolius Turner, 1807
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargassum hystrix var. fluitans Børgesen, 1914
Sources  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]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (40 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1 nucleotides; 2 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:76708 [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Long Island Sound to the northern region of Cape Cod [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMorphology 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157202
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-05-23 09:16:32Z  created  Claus, Simon
2010-04-01 08:42:26Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen, 1914. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157202 on 2014-08-23
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