Higher Classification: > Kingdom Chromista > Subkingdom Harosa > Infrakingdom Heterokonta > Phylum Ochrophyta > Subphylum Phaeista > Infraphylum Monista > Superclass Raphidoistia > Class Raphidophyceae > Order Chattonellales > Family Chattonellaceae > Genus Fibrocapsa

Fibrocapsa japonica S.Toriumi & H.Takano, 1973

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

FibrocapsaS.Toriumi & H.Takano, 1973accepted genus name


original description

Toriumi S. & Takano H. 1973. A new genus in the Chloromonadophyceae from Atsumi Bay, Japan. Bull. Tokai Reg. Fish. Res. Lab. 76: 25-35.

basis of record


additional source

Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453

additional source

Moestrup, Ø., Akselman, R., Cronberg, G., Elbraechter, M., Fraga, S., Halim, Y., Hansen, G., Hoppenrath, M., Larsen, J., Lundholm, N., Nguyen, L. N., Zingone, A. (Eds) (2009 onwards). IOC-UNESCO Taxonomic Reference List of Harmful Micro Algae.

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

Tomas, C.R. (Ed.) (1997). Identifying marine phytoplankton. Academic Press: San Diego, CA [etc.] (USA). ISBN 0-12-693018-X. XV, 858 pp.

additional source

Khan S., Arakawa O. & Onoue Y. 1996. Neurotoxin production by a chloromonad Fibrocapsa japonica (Raphidophyceae). J. World Aquacult. Soc. 27: 254-263.

additional source

Harper, M.A.; Cassie Cooper, V.; Chang, F.H.; Nelson, W.A.; Broady, P.A. (2012). Phylum Ochrophyta: brown and golden-brown algae, diatoms, silicoflagellates, and kin, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2012). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 3. Kingdoms Bacteria, Protozoa, Chromista, Plantae, Fungi. pp. 114-163.




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External Links

GenBank (19 nucleotides; 4 proteins)
Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication)


Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Fibrocapsa japonica S.Toriumi & H.Takano, 1973. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/authority/http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=233761




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