First report of Cystoseira squarrosa De Notaris (Fucophyceae, Fucales) from Spanish coastal waters


en Cryptogamie, Algologie 26 (2) - Pages 203-207

Published on 25 May 2005

Cystoseira squarrosa (Fucophyceae, Fucales), a rare Mediterranean endemic, is reported for the first time from Spanish coastal waters (Fenals, Lloret de Mar, Girona), where it was growing on a rocky substratum at 8 m depth. This is now the only known locality of C. squarrosa in the North-Western Mediterranean, after its almost sure extinction at the sites from where it was described in the 1840’s (Nice, Genova).

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