Original paper

Report of the brown alga Zosterocarpus oedogonium (Ectocarpales) from Portugal, its first recorded occurrence outside of the Mediterranean Sea

Berecibar, Estibaliz; Wynne, Michael J.; Santos, Rui

Nova Hedwigia Band 89 Heft 1-2 (2009), p. 237 - 244

published: Jul 30, 2009

DOI: 10.1127/0029-5035/2009/0089-0237

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The brown algal species Zosterocarpus oedogonium (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyceae), previously known only from locations in the Mediterranean Sea, was found growing attached in 20 m depth off Farilhão Island, Berlengas Archipelago, Portugal. This record represents the first report of this species from the Atlantic Ocean.