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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargassum elegans Suhr, 1840 
AphiaID: 211949

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargassum elegans (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargassum C.Agardh, 1820
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargassum elegans Suhr, 1840
Sources  basis of record Silva, C., P. Basson & R. Moe (1996). Catalogue of the Benthic Marine Algae of the Indian Ocean. Volume 79 of University of California Publications in Botany (ISBN 0-520-09810-2)., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0967026297221268 [details]

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 Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargassum elegans var. ludwigii Grunow, 1915
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [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 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:74260 [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:211949
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2000-08-16 08:45:33Z  created  Vermaercke, Sigrid
2010-12-13 10:09:16Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2015). Sargassum elegans. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2015). 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=211949 on 2016-09-01
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