WoRMS name details

Ceramium elegans (Roth) Ducluzeau, 1806

157304  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157304)

 unaccepted
Species
marine
Distribution Georges Bank to Strait of Belle Isle  
Distribution Georges Bank to Strait of Belle Isle [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). Ceramium elegans (Roth) Ducluzeau, 1806. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157304 on 2018-02-19
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 South, G. R. and I. Tittley. 1986. A checklist and distributional index of the benthic marine algae of the North Atlantic Ocean. Huntsman Marine Laboratory. St. Andrews, New Brunswick. 76 p. [details]   

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

From other sources
Diet photosynthetic [details]

Distribution Georges Bank to Strait of Belle Isle [details]

Morphology Red colour results from the dominance of the pigments phycoerythrin and phycocyanin; this masks the other pigments, chlorophyll a (no chlorophyll b), beta-caratene and a number of unique xanthophylls. [details]

Reproduction vegetative reproduction is rare; asexual reproduction is effected by the formation of various kinds of spores; Sexual reproduction is unique in this group due to their passive, non flagellated sperm cells (spermatia) [details]