Sargassum muticum((Yendo) Fensholt)


Details
Author:
(Yendo) Fensholt
Ecofunctional Group:
Benthic Plants
Origin:
Pacific NW
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1980
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Petersen, 1918: Tunisia
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Contaminant:Aquaculture, shipping/fouling, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
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Synonyms
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Chromista, Phylum : Ochrophyta, Class : Phaeophyceae, Order : Fucales, Family : Sargassaceae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Algeria Alboran 2004 established West Mediterranean Grimes et al., 2004
France unknown 1980 established West Mediterranean Ben Maiz, 1986a
Italy Adriatic 1992 established Adriatic Gargiulo et al., 1992
Italy Tyrrhenian un unknown West Mediterranean Verlaque et al: CIESM Atlas

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Gargiulo G.M., De Masi F., Tripodi G., 1992.B766 – Sargassum muticum (Yendo) Fensholt (Phaeophyta, Fucales) is spreading in the lagoon of Venice (Northern Adriatic Sea). Giorn. Bot. Ital., 126: 259, ( ADRIITAADR-L2765 )
  • Grimes et al., 2004. Biodiversite marine et littorale algerienne. Projet Sonatrach/LRSE. Eds. Sonatrach. 362 p., ( WMEDDZAALB-L2763 )
  • Ben Maiz, N., 1986a. Flore algale (Rhodophyta, Phaeophyceae, Chlorophyceae, Bryopsidophyceae) de l'etang de Thau (Herault), thesis Ecologie, Aix-Marseille II, 354 p., ( WMEDFRAUNK-L2764 )