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Salpa maxima Forskål, 1775

137273  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137273)

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Species
Salpa africana Forskål, 1775 · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Salpa birostrata Blainville, 1827 · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Salpa dubia Chamisso, 1819 · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Salpa forskalii Lesson, 1830 · unaccepted (junior synonym)

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Forsskål, P.; Niebuhr, C. (1775). Descriptiones animalium, avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium / quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Adjuncta est materia medica kahirina atque tabula maris Rubri geographica. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]:ex officina Mölleri.[alternative spelling Forskål is also correct]. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2088059 [details]   
Distribution circum-(sub)tropical  
Distribution circum-(sub)tropical [details]
Garic, R.; Madin, L.; van Soest, R.W.M. (2024). World List of Thaliacea. Salpa maxima Forskål, 1775. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137273 on 2024-06-13
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description Forsskål, P.; Niebuhr, C. (1775). Descriptiones animalium, avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium / quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Adjuncta est materia medica kahirina atque tabula maris Rubri geographica. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]:ex officina Mölleri.[alternative spelling Forskål is also correct]. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2088059 [details]   

original description  (of Salpa africana Forskål, 1775) Forsskål, P.; Niebuhr, C. (1775). Descriptiones animalium, avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium / quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Adjuncta est materia medica kahirina atque tabula maris Rubri geographica. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]:ex officina Mölleri.[alternative spelling Forskål is also correct]. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2088059
page(s): 116 [details]   

original description  (of Salpa birostrata Blainville, 1827) Blainville, H. M. D de [Henri Marie Ducrotay]. (1827). Mollusques, Vers et Zoophytes <b>[entries in SAG-SAY, volume 47]</b>. <em>In: Dictionnaire des Sciences naturelles, dans lequel on traite methodiquement des differens etres de la nature, consideres soit en eux-memes. d'apres l'etat actuel de nos connais sciences, soit relativement a l'utilite qu'en peuvent retirer la medicine, l'agriculture, le commerce et les arts. Suive d'une biographie des plus celebres naturalistes.</em> vol. 47 [Tome XLVII. SAG-SAY] F.G. Levrault, Strasbourg & Paris., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25311612
page(s): 119 [details]   

original description  (of Salpa forskalii Lesson, 1830) Lesson, R.P. (1830). <em>Centurie zoologique, ou, Choix d'animaux rares, nouveaux ou imparfaitement connus.</em> Paris & Strasbourg: F.G. Levrault and Bruxelles: Librairie parisienne. x + 11-244, 80 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/41400#/summary [details]   

original description  (of Salpa dubia Chamisso, 1819) Chamisso, A. Von 1819. De animalibus quibusdam e classe Vermium Linnaeana. In: Circumnavigatione Terrae auspicante Comte N. Romanzoff, duce Ottone de Kotzbue, annis 1815-1818 peracta. Berolini, Dummlerum. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (Bermuda) van Soest, R.W.M. (1975). Thaliacea of the Bermuda area. <em>Bull. Zool. Mus. Univ. Amsterdam.</em> 5(2): 8-12. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Van Soest, R.W.M. (1974). A revision of the genera <i>Salpa</i> Forskål, 1775, <I>Pegea</i> Savigny, 1816, and <i>Ritteriella</i> Metcalf, 1919 (Tunicata, Thaliacea). <em>Beaufortia.</em> 22 (293): 153-191. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

additional source van der Land, J.; van Soest, R.W.M. (2001). Thaliacea, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 355-356 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Godeaux, J. (1960). Contributions to the knowledge of the Red Sea: 29. Tuniciers pélagiques du Golfe d'Eylath. Bull. Sea Fish. Res. Stat. Haifa 18: 9-15. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Kott, P.; Bradford-Grieve, J.; Esnal, G.; Murdoch, R.C. (2009). Phylum Tunicata: sea squirts, salps, appendicularians, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 409-430. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

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Distribution circum-(sub)tropical [details]

Habitat Epipelagic [details]
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English Giant salp  [details]
Japanese オオトガリサルパ  [details]
Russian Сальпа большая  [details]