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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilaria tikvahiae McLachlan, 1979 
AphiaID: 157354

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlantae (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhodophyta (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurhodophytina (Subdivision) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFlorideophyceae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhodymeniophycidae (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilariales (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilariaceae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilaria (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilaria Greville, 1830
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilaria foliifera var. angustissima W.R.Taylor, 1940
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 Barcode of Life (16 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (11 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (71 nucleotides; 48 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: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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157354
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). Gracilaria tikvahiae McLachlan, 1979. 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=157354 on 2014-07-30
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