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Tsunamia transpacifica J.A.West, G.I.Hansen, Zuccarello & T.Hanyuda

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Proteorhodophytina
Class Stylonematophyceae
Order Stylonematales
Family Stylonemataceae
Genus Tsunamia

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Tsunamia transpacifica J.A.West, G.I.Hansen, Zuccarello & T.Hanyuda
cultured plants. 01 Jan 2017. J.A. West. © J.A. West.

Tsunamia transpacifica J.A.West, G.I.Hansen, Zuccarello & T.Hanyuda
Green plastid genome, SYBR green stain of plastid genophore. Different from most other reds but seen in other Stylonematophyceae. The genophore appears along the periphery of the plastid lobes, not embedded deep within the thylakoids like other reds. 01 Jan 2017. Dean Goodman. © Dean Goodman.

Tsunamia transpacifica J.A.West, G.I.Hansen, Zuccarello & T.Hanyuda
nuclei, 100x. 01 Jan 2017. J.A. West. © J.A. West.

Tsunamia transpacifica J.A.West, G.I.Hansen, Zuccarello & T.Hanyuda
large thalli, culture, two months old. 01 Jan 2017. J.A. West. © J.A. West.

Tsunamia transpacifica J.A.West, G.I.Hansen, Zuccarello & T.Hanyuda
thallus with spores, culture. 01 Jan 2017. J.A. West. © J.A. West.

Tsunamia transpacifica J.A.West, G.I.Hansen, Zuccarello & T.Hanyuda
see figure legend for details. 01 Jan 2017. J.A. West. © J.A. West.

Tsunamia transpacifica J.A.West, G.I.Hansen, Zuccarello & T.Hanyuda
see figure legend for details. 01 Jan 2017. J.A. West. © J.A. West.

 

Publication details
Tsunamia transpacifica J.A.West, G.I.Hansen, Zuccarello & T.Hanyuda in West et al. 2016: 298, fig. 1,2

Published in: West, J.A., Hansen, G.I., Hanyuda, T. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2016). Flora of drift plastics: a new red algal genus, Tsunamia transpacifica (Stylonematophyceae) from Japanese tsunami debris in the northeast Pacific Ocean. 31(4): 289-301, 5 figs.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Tsunamia.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Synonym(s)
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General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Long Beach Peninsula, Washington, USA (46°37.385 N, 124°04.246 W) (West et al. 2016: 298).Russ Lewis; Nov 5, 2015; drift on whilte plastic bottle in the debris of the Mar 11, 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. MELU 2399992 (West et al. 2016: 298). Notes: "The holotype culture specimen was deposited in the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, National Herbarium of Victoria, Australia (MEL 2399992). Strain JAW4874 (field collection number 416) was from a white plastic bottle found in debris of the Mar 11, 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, obtained on Nov 5, 2015 on the Long Beach Peninsula, Washington, USA (46°37.385 N, 124°04.246 W) by Russ Lewis (Table 1). Isotype culture specimens were also deposited in the University of Michigan Herbarium (MICH 701751) and University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley (UC 2050560). It was not possible to designate a single alga in the field collection as the type. Consequently, a single thallus was reisolated from the laboratory culture in Melbourne and selected as the holotype and isotypes. Culture deposit. The culture (JAW4874) has been accessioned (CCMP 3460) by the Provasoli-Guillard National Center for Marine Algae and Microbiota (NCMA), Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, P.O. Box 380, 60 Bigelow Drive, East Boothbay, ME 04544, USA."

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West, J.A., Hansen, G.I., Hanyuda, T. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2016). Flora of drift plastics: a new red algal genus, Tsunamia transpacifica (Stylonematophyceae) from Japanese tsunami debris in the northeast Pacific Ocean. 31(4): 289-301, 5 figs.

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