A. Gracilaria tikvahiae . Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide. 1995. This species grows free or attached to rocks or other substrata, and can reach a Cape Hatteras to Cape Canaveral. Biota Colombiana. Some aspects of the growth and yield of Gracilaria tikvahiae in culture. Axes terete to markedly flattened, especially basally, with short, more slender laterals with spinous branchlets. DeBusk TA, Ryther JH. G. tikvahiae grows to In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds, with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species [ed. species are maximized when light intensity is high and temperature is in the Morphological studies on some tropical species of Gracilaria Grev. Scientific Names. are extremely variable in Hawaiian waters. 2008, www.botany.hawaii.edu/invasive/updated_partial_list_of_introductions.htm, www.hawaii.edu/reefalgae/invasive_algae/rhodo/gracilaria_tikvahiae.htm, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Botanica Marina. Smithsonian Marine Station Some aspects of the growth and yield of Gracilaria tikvahiae in culture. Branching distichous, dichotomous or highly irregular; apices tapered and pointed, often unevenly forked. amino acids as a nitrogen pool. A checklist of the marine macroalgae of the Republic of Trinidada and Tobago. Gracilaria tikvahiae is abundant throughout its Gracilaria vermiculophylla (Rhodophyta, Gracilariales) in Hog Island Bay, Virginia: a cryptic alien and invasive macroalga and taxonomic correction (Note). Marine algae as an economic resource. Marine Algae of the Eastern Tropical and Subtropical Coasts of the Americas. Because of its rapid growth by vegetative propagation in aquaculture systems (Lapointe, 1981; Ryther et al., 1981; Lapointe, 1985), G. tikvahiae was introduced to the Hawaiian Islands in 1987 to relieve the dwindling availability of native sibling limu species (Abbott, 1999). Schneider CW; Searles RB, 1991. Gracilaria tikvahiae. 1981; Hanisak 1981 a, b). Eukaryota. Currently, G. tikvahiae is not listed on the IUCN/ISSG invasive species list. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. In: Canadian Journal of Botany, 55 1282-1290. Physiol, 77:127-132. Recent introduction of Gracilaria parvispora (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) in Baja California, Mexico. The effects of nitrogen and seawater flow rate on growth and biochemical composition of Gracilaria foliifera var. often creates a highly reducing environment rich in ammonia and low in oxygen. Mar Tech Soc Ann Conf 7: 523 - 33. Marine Red Algae of the Hawaiian Islands. Gracilaria Wallingford, UK: CABI, CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. This is an invalid name and the species now is recognized as Gracilaria gracilis. critical factor which affects the seasonal variation in the amounts of proteins, US EPA. angustissima when describing specimens collected at Providence, Rhode Island. Microspectrophotometry with the DNA-localising fluorochrome DAPI was used to quantify nuclear genome sizes. Limnol. More information about modern web browsers can be found at http://browsehappy.com/. January 2007. A checklist of the benthic marine algae of the coast of Texas. Since G. verrucosa was a common name in the past, many of the classical reports might be referring to different species. 6 (3), 421-437. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/15689883 DOI:10.1016/j.hal.2006.12.005. The sexual life history of G. tikvahiae has a triphasic alternation of generations, with isomorphic tetrasporophytes and monoecious gametophytes. Wynne MJ, 2011. Red gracilaria can grow to a height of 40 cm and may look slightly diffent depending on the environment collected, which can make proper identification difficult. Species recognized by EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9. However, studies have suggested (LaPointe and Duke Interactive effects of nitrogen and dissolved inorganic carbon on photosynthesis, growth, and ammonium uptake of the macroalgae Cladophora vagabunda and Gracilaria tikvahiae. autotrophic species, capable of storing relatively large amounts of dissolved Smith A, 1986. conditions. Farlow WG, 1881. 1995. Physiological differentiation of the red seaweed Gracilaria tikvahiae from a mangel estuary, exposed coast, and culture. As this species is capable of forming excessive biomasses in eutrophic coastal waters, G. tikvahiae can have negative impacts within its normal distributional range (Lapointe and Bedford, 2007). Lapointe B E, Bedford B J, 2007. Sign up to receive the latest news, content highlights, and promotions . Gracilaria tikvahiae sp. Scientific name i: Gracilaria tikvahiae: Taxonomy navigation › Gracilaria. Phylogeography of Gracilaria tikvahiae (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta): A study of genetic discontinuity in a continuously distributed species based on molecular evidence. 1987. The effect of salinity on distribution of species of Gracilaria Grev. Seamoss Cultivation in the West Indies. Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Photosynthesis and growth rates for this Archaeplastida . carbohydrates, and the R-Phycoerythrin:Chlorophyll a ratio (the ratio of increased photosynthetic capacity. Keep up to date with the latest news via these social media platforms. Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, 19-23. Species of Tikvahiae are also found as free floating specimens, lacking any holdfast, composed of a large circular clump. Carlos Frederico Deluqui Gurgel, Suzanne Fredericq, James N. Norris, PHYLOGEOGRAPHY OF GRACILARIA TIKVAHIAE (GRACILARIACEAE, RHODOPHYTA): A STUDY OF GENETIC DISCONTINUITY IN A CONTINUOUSLY DISTRIBUTED SPECIES BASED ON MOLECULAR EVIDENCE, Journal of Phycology, 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2004.03070.x, 40, 4, (748-758), (2004). However, under limiting lighting conditions, C. vagabunda Competitive interactions between the opportunistic macroalgae Cladophora vagabunda (Chlorophyta) and Gracilaria tikvahiae (Rhodophyta) under eutrophic conditions. Bird et al. Join Our Mailing List. Taylor WR, 1957. The marine algae of New England. Physiological responses of the opportunistic macroalgae Cladophora vagabunda (L.) van den Hoek and Gracilaria tikvahiae (McLachlan) to environmental disturbances associated with eutrophication. Lapointe BE; Dawes CJ; Tenore KR, 1984. Ryther JH. by Dawes, C. J.\Mathieson, A. C.]. Gurgel CFD; Fredericq S; Norris JN, 2004. angustissima (Harvey) W.R.Taylor 1940, Gracilaria multipartita var. Common Names. Distribution. Botan Mar 30: 11-20. The first published description of the species now known as Gracilaria tikvahiae was as Sphaerococcus multipartitus var. angustissimus (C. Agardh) Harvey 1846, Sphaerococcus multipartitus var. The biology of commercially important tropical marine algae. Light intensity and temperature mediate the One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using. McDermid K J, Stuercke B, Haleakala O J, 2005. in protected, quiescent bays, as well as in high energy coastline habitats. 507-516. from the Maritime Provinces. 509 pp. Seaweeds of the southeastern United States. Washington DC, USA: Offshore Graphics, 286 pp. the culture medium increases above 8.0. Under eutrophic conditions, it accumulates as dense unattached mats Aquaculture 9: 313-342. Excessive biomass also causes habitat destruction, oxygen depletion, alteration of trophic structure and biogeochemical cycles, and seagrass die-off (Valiela et al., 1997). A catalog of benthic marine algae and seagrasses of Venezuela. Gracilaria tikvahiae is an 1976. J Phycol 20: 488-495. Valiela I; McClelland J; Hauxwell J; Behr PJ; Hersh D; Foreman K, 1997. Bird KT, Hanisak MD, Ryther J. The first published description of the species now known as Gracilaria tikvahiae was as Sphaerococcus multipartitus var. View in View Name Sources Download CSV Download BibTeX Bibliography for Gracilaria tikvahiae by Page Close Image. Resour Conserv 8: 271-279. LaPointe , Dawes and Tenore (1984) the east and west coasts of Florida and into the Caribbean. 48 (5/6), 437-440. species can be somewhat uncoupled from nutrient uptake. under saturating light conditions than did Cladophora vagabunda, a A checklist of the marine macroalgae of the Republic of Trinidada and Tobago. Comp. Submersed plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Bird N, McLachlan J, Grund D, 1977. Changes in internal dissolved nitrogen pools as related to nitrate uptake and assimilation in Gracilaria tikvahiae McLachlan (Rhodophyta). Aquaculture, 15:185-193. intensity results in an increase in both pigment levels and photosynthetic Tenore 1984, LaPointe and Duke 1984, Peckol and Rivers 1995a, 1995b). E. Botany, 5 (3), 143 pp. Under non-stressed conditions G. tikvahiae are olive-brown to dark purple, although the colour of the plant can range from yellowish green to almost black, and red when dry. AlgaeBase. Brinkhuis 1987). Plants commonly 12-15 cm tall, but can be up to 37 cm, and are usually 1 mm wide. Indian River Lagoon; grown as an ornamental at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution. Caribbean Marine Studies, 7:1-96. Journal of Phycology, 40:748-758. HanisakProduction and properties of native agars from Gracilaria tikvahiae and other red algae. algae. Phosphorus and nitrogen-limited photosynthesis and growth of Gracilaria tikvahiae (Rhodophyceae) in the Florida Keys: an experimental field study. patterns in the bay appear to confirm this finding: Gracilaria tikvahiae Taylor WR, 1940. In a field experiment performed several beneficial applications to the aquaculture industry, particularly if 3051, Australia, Brian Lapointe, Harbour Branch Oceanographic Institute, 5600 US 1 North Ft. Pierce, FL 34946, USA. nitrite (NO2-), nitrate (NO3-), and Gracilaria tikvahiae can grow vegetatively over Ganesan E K, 1990. Rhodymeniophycidae. Taylor W R, 1960. Phylogeny and systematics of the marine algal family Gracilariaceae (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) based on small subunit rDNA and its sequences of Atlantic and Pacific species. In late 1997 it was found under the common name “robusta” in a seafood store in Honolulu. In: Journal of Phycology, 31 229-232. euryhaline. angustissima in mass outdoor cultures. Abbott IA, 1999. Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program, 211-226. However, established populations have not been found in the wild in Hawaii, although escapes have been reported in the vicinity of the Oceanic Insititute, Makapu’u, Oahu. A synopsis of New Hampshire seaweeds. Aquat. © Copyright 2020 CAB International. Temperature, more than light intensity, is the Gracilaria is used as a food in Japanese, Hawaiian, and Filipino cuisine. Lapointe BE; Rice DL; Lawrence JH, 1984. Google Scholar. Seaweeds of the southeastern United States. The seaweeds of Florida [ed. The species is also a popular ornamental plant in the aquarium trade (Littler and Littler, 2000). Biochemical strategies for growth of Gracilaria tikvahiae (Rhodophyta) in relation to light intensity and nitrogen availability. Terminal (leaf) node. Hosted by the USGS Core Science Analytics and Synthesis. Phycologia, 18:19-23. tikvahiae had a growth rate up to 4 times faster in mixed-species plots In Gracilaria tikvahiae, acclimation to reduced light where nutrient loading leads to either seasonal or year-round eutrophication (Peckol and Rivers 1995a, 1995b). or CHCl 3 Ext. Kapraun DF; Dunwoody JT, 2002. Gracilaria tikvahiae McLachlan, 1979 - graceful redweed in Florida, USA (January 2016). Marine Plants of the Caribbean, a Field Guide from Florida to Brazil. Biol, 80:171-178. A critical assessment of the systematics of the family Gracilariaceae, based on rbcL sequence analysis, identified nine distinct evolutionary clades within the genus Gracilaria (Gurgel and Fredericq, 2004). Marine Algae of the Eastern Tropical and Subtropical Coasts of the Americas. J.]. Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI). Gracilaria tikvahiae is a highly opportunistic species common in estuaries and bays, especially \McDermid, K. Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new browser. 1987. Abbott I A, 1999. Free and Open Access to Biodiversity Data. Taylor WR, 1940. controlling some important aspects of photosynthesis. Botanica Marina, 27:357-362. Found in most seas Gracilaria tikvahiae (Graceful Redweed, above) in particular is common around the water of where I now live, Florida. Part 1. Report of the U. 1994. Studies on Gracilaria. In vitro life history of Gracilaria sp. Tetrasporangia oval to spherical, 10-35 µm across and 17-45 µm long, cruciately-divided, scattered in surface layers. It was introduced to the Hawaiian Islands for mariculture, and continues to be cultivated there. Although normally cylindrical, the branches are frequently found flattened, and sometimes plants are compressed throughout. Rivers and Cytotoxic activity-cell culture-10.0 μg/mL: Inactive : FTh: 95% EtOH Ext. Reference taxon from NCBI Taxonomy. Ryther J; Corwin N; DeBusk TA; Williams LD, 1981. The former has recently been assigned the species name Gracilaria tikvahiae (J.L. An examination of problems and potentials for future large-scale intensive seaweed culture systems. Gracilaria vermiculophylla (Rhodophyta, Gracilariales) in Hog Island Bay, Virginia: a cryptic alien and invasive macroalga and taxonomic correction (Note). Acclimation to light saturation results in decreased pigment levels and G. tikvahiae is also grown as ‘sea moss’ in the Caribbean (Jamaica, St Lucia) where it is used in the preparation of food beverages (Smith, 1986; 1997). tikvahiae being a better competitor under optimum lighting conditions, and C. Gracilaria Tikvahiae - Mocha Ogo Marine Macroalgae Premium Marine Macro algae for the Planted Reef Display Tank & Refugium for sale on Live Algae UK. Lapointe BE, 1981. primary competitor. tikvahiae is also under consideration as a potential energy-producing plant. Díaz-Pulido G; Díaz-Ruíz M, 2003. the water (Hwang, Williams and Brinkhuis 1987). Cystocarps prominent and numerous, hemispherical, to 1 mm in diameter, scattered over the surface of the frond; gonimoblast filaments branched, composed of elongated cells of varying size, frequently arising from a rounded basal cell; the number and shape of absorbing filaments in a cystocarps variable; carposporangia spherical to oval, 15-40 µm in diameter. In: Biological Invasions, 8 631-637. It features green, brown and red coloration with long, slender, cylindrical branches attached by a single holdfast. Marine algae from Long Island. 1981. Compendium record. Chemical quality and production of agars extracted from Gracilaria tikvahiae grown in different nitrogen enrichment conditions. Biota Colombiana, 4:203-246. Species recognized by EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 1.1 and EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 1.1. Botanica Marina, 56(2):143-150. http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/botm, Guiry MD Guiry GM, 2013. Stuttgart, Germany: Cramer, 7-166. In fact, it is one of the major seaweeds — with G. confervoides, left — in the brackish lagoon called Indian River, about 50 miles east of here. Naturalis Biodiversity Center - L.4049826 - Gracilaria vieillardii P.C.Silva - Algae - Plant type specimen.jpeg 1,126 × 1,920; 224 KB. Aquaculture 15: 185 - 193. Accessed 11 03 2018. G. tikvahiae, a red algae, is commonly found in estuaries and coastal waters characterized by high nutrient availability. Torreya, 40:185-195. Wynne MJ, 2009. 137-155. Can survive winters under ice at 0ºC or less (Bird and McLachlan, 1992), Gracilaria foliifera var. Fredericq S, Norris JN, 1985. Fractionation of a complex mixture of polysacharides. Washington DC, USA: OffShore Graphics Inc. Littler DS; Littler MM; Hanisak MD, 2008. A checklist of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: third revision, 140. Seaweed Flora of the Maritimes. Under laboratory conditions, net photosynthesis and growth of Gracilaria tikvahiae decreases when pH of Dawes CJ. which may reach more than 0.5 m in thickness and account for greater than 90% of This live food will provide the proper nutrition for many species of plant eating marine fish. Seasonal abundance and distribution of drift algae and seagrasses in the mid-Indian River lagoon, Florida. Cortex 2-3 cells thick, with densely pigmented surface cells 5-13 µm in diameter; medullary cells irregular, 70-270 µm across. by Abbott, I. show an inverse relationship to both temperature and light, decreasing as uptake of nitrate and ammonium in macroalgae. Mar, 29:231-238. to changing salinity and temperature (Dawes 1994). A synopsis of New Hampshire seaweeds. Journal of Phycology, 42:139-141. In the Caribbean and Florida where it is very common, G. tikvahiae is found in protected and high-energy intertidal habitats in estuaries and bays to 10 meters deep. Ann Arbor, USA: University of Michigan Press, 509 pp. 1984) that in order to maximize growth, macroalgae have the ability to increase Lapointe BE; Ryther JH, 1979. DeBusk TA; Ryther JH, 1984. Peckol P, Rivers JS, 1995. Seminar Proc Eng Assesment. Mar. variation in the levels of Chlorophyll a, R-Phycoerythrin and % Nitrogen McDermid KJ, Stuercke B, 2004. Peckol P, Rivers JS. limiting to algae. In: Bird KT, Benson P (eds), Seaweed cultivation for renewable resources. Bristol, UK: Biopress Ltd, 177 pp. A single wild population has been reported on Oahu (Abbott, 1999). Fredericq S; Norris JN, 1985. Wynne MJ, 2009. (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta): taxonomic concepts based on reproductive morphology. Peckol (1995) found that while C. vagabunda was capable of utilizing only Gracilaria. It can be found has become the focus of several studies into its commercial value, primarily as Studies on Gracilaria. Journal of Phycology, 38(3):551-563. Honolulu, Hawaii: Bishop Museum Press. Mar. BHL on Twitter. Hanisak D; Ryther JH, 1984. Dawes CJ. 1978. 1984. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Lapointe BE, Tenore KR, Dawes CJ. 211-226. Gracilaria tikvahiae McLachlan, 1979 - graceful redweed in Florida, USA (January 2016). Richardson WD, 1975. Duncan EJ; Lee Lum LM, 2006. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to the Pacific and other locations, 9 [ed. Submit additional information, photos or comments to: 191 - 218. Rhodophyta. Galway, Ireland: Guiry MD, Guiry GM. was restricted to shallower areas of the bay; and C. vagabunda Sorenson 1971, Dawes 1987, Hanisak 1987). ranging from dark green to shades of red and brown; with outer branches that can M. Duckworth, W. YapheThe structure of agar. Harmful Algae, 6(3):421-437. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/15689883. Huguenin JE. Durham & London, UK: Duke University Press. Taylor WR, 1972. In: Caribbean Marine Studies, 7 1-96. Marine algae from Long Island. Cortex 1-2 layered, cells 4-6 by 10-12 mm, basal hair cells common; medullary cells relatively small (to other Gracilaria sp.) Wild type Gracilaria tikvahiae , a macrophytic red alga, and fourteen genetically characterized pigment mutants were analyzed for their biliprotein and chlorophyll contents. Virnstein RW; Carbonara PA, 1985. Large-scale cultivation of Gracilaria Dawes CJ; Mathieson AC, 2008. angustissimus C. Agardh (1822) from specimens collected in the … Life. Distribution The Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Botany, 5(3):1-143. earth. Phycologia. In Jamaica, it is known as Irish moss. The phycocolloid agar is the common name for a family of polysaccharides obtained from some ... M.D. Biol, 80:161-170. Page last updated: July 25, 2001, Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce. Cape Hatteras to Cape Canaveral. Silverthorne W, Sorensen PE. In: Torreya, 40 185-195. McLachlan J, 1979. Dawes C J, Mathieson A C, 2008. Caribbean Conservation Association. Mar., 29 (1986), pp. temperature and light increase. Interactions between light intensity and temperature on the physiological ecology of Gracilaria tikvahiae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Distribution and identification of an invasive Gracilaria species that is hampering commercial fishing operations in southeaster North Carolina, USA. red photopigments to the primary green photopigment) in Gracilaria tikvahiae. Hanisak MD. angustissima. Lapointe BE, 1987. Journal of Phycology, 31:229-232. G. tikvahiae, a red algae, is commonly found in estuaries and coastal waters characterized by high nutrient availability. Although the species is not reported as invasive it can negatively impact and even displace other indigenous species due to the formation of massive blooms (Lapointe and Bedford, 2007). Biological Invasions, 8:631-637. Populations of G. tikvahiae from its range from Canada to southern Mexico were confirmed, on the basis of rbcL and ITS markers, to be part of the same species (Gurgel et al., 2004). Washington DC, USA: OffShore Graphics Inc. Littler D S, Littler M M, Hanisak M D, 2008. Caracas: Fondo Editorial Conicit, 237 pp. vagabunda being a better competitor under low-light conditions. their photosynthetic capacity by optimizing pigment levels based on lighting Commissioner of Fish and Fisheries for 1879. optimum range of 24 - 30°C. Further descriptions can be found in McLachlan (1979), Abbott (1999) and Dawes and Mathieson (2008). optimal growth can continue after all available nitrogen has been removed from Plants do not adhere well to paper. uptake rates, with high nitrogen storage capacity in its tissues. Botanica Marina, 48(5/6):437-440. http://www.extenza-eps.com/WDG/loi/botm?cookieSet=1. In the Philippines, it is called gulaman and used to make gelatin. Thus, the amount of DIC present could aid in indirectly showed that light intensity is also the major factor which influences seasonal Its morphology is highly variable, with colors in Gracilaria tikvahiae tissues, with reduced light intensity causing Interactions between light and temperature on the physiological ecology of Gracilaria tikvahiae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). angustissima. G. tikvahiae can withstand rapid decreases in salinity (Lapointe et al., 1984c) and stores nitrogen in its tissues (Lapointe, 1981), which provides a competitive advantage in eutrophic estuaries. Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: Bishop Museum Press. Rhodophyta - the Red Algae. a producer of hydrocolloids such as agar and carrageenan (Silverthorne and Preferred Names. Common in both high energy and low energy zones. EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 1.1. Competitive interactions between the opportunistic macroalgae Cladophora vagabunda (Chlorophyta) and Gracilaria tikvahiae (Rhodophyta) under eutrophic conditions. Responses of photosynthesis, respiration, growth, and cellular constituents to hypo-osmotic shock in the red alga Gracilaria tikvahiae. Gracilaria tikvahiae is highly plastic in its responses Gainesville, USA: University Press of Florida, viii + 592 pp. Botanical Name Part used Type of extract Bioassays models, organism, dose or route of administration Result; Studies of toxicity: Gracilaria bursa-pastoris (S.G.Gmelin) P.C.Silva: FzDTh: H 2 O Ext. Botan Mar 24: 441-444. Gracilaria tikvahiae (graceful red weed); red drift macroalgal blooms comprised of G. tikvahiae and other species washed ashore. In Britain G. verrucosa is widely distributed, although not common, whereas the other two species are rare and their distribution restricted (Newton, 1931). Additionally, because it is highly opportunistic, G. tikvahiae has angustissimus C. Agardh (1822) from specimens collected in the North River, New York. DOI:10.1515/BOT.2005.057. Effects of light and nitrogen on growth rate, pigment content and biochemical composition of Gracilaria foliifera var. J Phycol 31: 229-232. Caribbean Reef Plants. This particular red algae does very well in the marine aquarium or refugium and is a great food source for fish. Treated sewage effluent as a nutrient source for marine polyculture. by Dawes C J, Mathieson A C]. The rhodophyte Gracilaria tikvahiae is widely distributed along the eastern coast of the United States and has been considered a prime candidate for phycoculture for purposes including production of agar, bioconversion to methane, fertilizer, and sewage treatment (Ryther, DeBoer & Lapointe 1979; Ryther, Williams, Hanisak, Stenberg & DeBusk 1979; Bird et at. Thomsen MS, Gurgel CFD, Fredericq S, McGlathery KJ, 2006. Oceanogr, 42:1105-1118. García-Rodríguez L D, Riosmena-Rodríguez R, Kim SuYeon, López-Meyer M, Orduña-Rojas J, López-Vivas J M, Boo SungMin, 2013. Smith A, 1997. Botan Mar 24: 57-62. 237 pp. Morphology can range from thin to thick and entirely flat to terete, with morphologically different specimens often found growing on the same rock (Gurgel and Fredericq, 2004). Florideophyceae. DDBJ Home Page by … Marine Algae of the eastern tropical and subtropical coasts of the Americas. 1987. Freshwater DW; Montgomery F; Greene JK; Hammer RM; Williams M; Whitfield PE, 2006. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. [ed. The warty Gracilaria is supposed to correspond to Gracilaria verrucosa. Common Name: Red Gracilaria. This plant may grow unattached or attached to rocks or coral rubble. productivity of this species can be as high as any terrestrial crop on Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program. La Jolla, California, USA: California Sea Grant College Program, 137-155. Some mutants overproduce R … range. non-limiting light and nutrient conditions (Hanisak 1981, LaPointe, Dawes and The species is also reported from the Caribbean and South America (Taylor, 1960: Ganesan, 1990; Littler and Littler, 2000; Diaz-Pulido and Díaz-Ruíz, 2003) but the conspecifics of tropical populations has been questioned (Bellorin et al., 2002; Gurgel et al., 2004). Lapointe B E, 1981. irl_webmaster@si.edu Ann Arbor, MI, USA: The University of Michigan Press. Under high light and nutrient conditions, G. tikvahiae can form massive blooms (Lapointe and Bedford, 2007) and displace other indigenous species. Journal of Phycology, 40:138-159. Hanisak MD. Diversity of benthic marine algae of the Colombian Atlantic. Wallingford, UK: CABI. feasible with the advancement of land-based aquaculture systems (Huguenin 1976, Effects of seawater exchange, pH and carbon supply on the growth of Gracilaria tikvahiae (Rhodophyceae) in large-scale cultures. 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