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Plocamium pacificum


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lexID:
6243 
Scientific:
Plocamium pacificum 
German:
Kammtang 
English:
Plocamium pacificum 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Plantae (Kingdom) > Rhodophyta (Phylum) > Florideophyceae (Class) > Plocamiales (Order) > Plocamiaceae (Family) > Plocamium (Genus) > pacificum (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Kylin) P.C.Silva, 1979 
Occurrence:
Pakistan, Morocco, Afrique de l'Est, Alaska, Australie, Azores, Brésil, Canaries, Chile, Espagne, golfe de Californie, île Maurice, îles britanniques, Îles Shetland, Japon, littoraux européens, Madagascar, Méditerranée, Mer arktique, Mer du Nord, Nouvelle Zélande, Océan Indien, Portugal, Scandinavie, Sénégal 
Size:
5 cm - 30 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 23°C 
Food:
Photosynthesis 
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
moyen 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
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Last edit:
2016-12-15 14:17:03 

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Plocamium pacificum Kylin 1925: 42

Description
Narrow, compressed, cartilaginous, bright scarlet fronds, to 300 mm long, tufted, much divided. Branching irregularly alternate, pinnules alternately secund in twos to fives, with acute apices, lowest of each set a simple spur, others increasingly strongly pectinate.

Habitat
Temperate seas throughout the world; found on coasts of strong to moderate wave action and known from depths of 2-26 m (Womersley 1994: 389). Growing on Laminaria hyperborea stipes and on other larger algae; mainly subtidal, abundant, widely distributed, often washed ashore in quantity.
Text source: Algaebase

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Plocamium coccineum var. pacificum (Kylin) E.Y.Dawson 1961
Plocamium cartilagineum subsp. pacificum (Kylin) P.C.Silva 1979

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