WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilaria tikvahiae McLachlan, 1979

157354 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157354)
accepted
Species
marine
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:76845  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:76845 [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Long Island Sound to Newfoundland  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Long Island Sound to Newfoundland [details]
Guiry, Michael D. (2015). Gracilaria tikvahiae McLachlan, 1979. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2017). 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=157354 on 2017-11-23

Date
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2005-05-23 09:16:32Z
created
2010-04-01 08:42:26Z
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2015-06-26 12:00:51Z
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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 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. (2017). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. , available online at http://www.algaebase.org [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilaria foliifera var. angustissima W.R.Taylor, 1940) Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2017). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. , available online at http://www.algaebase.org [details]   

context source (Introduced species) Molnar, J. L.; Gamboa, R. L.; Revenga, C.; Spalding, M. D. (2008). Assessing the global threat of invasive species to marine biodiversity. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 6(9): 485-492., available online at https://www.conservationgateway.org/ConservationPractices/Marine/Pages/marineinvasives.aspx [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:76845 [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet photosynthetic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Long Island Sound to Newfoundland [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat shallow sublittoral to 2-5 m depth in sheltered waters [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMorphology 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction 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]