First record of the freshwater green alga Scotinosphaera austriaca from the Baltic Sea
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University of Gdańsk, Institute of Oceanography, al. Marszałka Piłsudskiego 46, 81-378, Gdynia, Poland
Publication date: 2018-12-31
Plant and Fungal Systematics 2018; 63(2): 65–67
The freshwater green microalga Scotinosphaera austriaca has been recorded from the brackish waters of the Gulf of Gdańsk (Baltic Sea). Morphological characters and genetic data were analyzed to confirm the taxonomic affiliation. This species bears features unusual in representatives of Ulvophyceae present in the Baltic Sea.
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