Seaweeds of India: The Diversity and Distribution of by Bhavanath Jha, C.R.K. Reddy, Mukund C. Thakur, M. PDF
By Bhavanath Jha, C.R.K. Reddy, Mukund C. Thakur, M. Umamaheswara Rao
This e-book is first of its sort from India and describes a complete of 198 species of marine macroalgae representing all 3 significant teams of Chlorophyta, Phaeophyta and Rhodophyta accumulated from the Gujarat coast that's renowned for its algal abundance and variety. All species defined during this booklet are in accordance with basic collections solely made for this objective and actually mirror the present prestige of seaweed biodiversity of Gujarat coast. for simple identity, excessive answer color photos of every species in its typical habitat including good unfold behavior of thallus with pass sections exhibiting attribute beneficial properties of respective specimens were supplied. extra, the taxonomical descriptions in addition to distribution and GPS information, abundance, ecology, financial value and so forth. have additionally been incorporated. The contents of this publication are consumer pleasant and supply gold standard baseline facts on seaweed biodiversity for tracking and comparing the effect of any coastal developmental actions geared toward long-term fiscal earnings or environmental adjustments because of worldwide warming and weather swap. This publication will function an real box advisor and reference fabric for college students, lecturers, researchers and coverage planners attracted to algal source administration, usage and conservation.
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A); assimilators 7 cm tall bearing whorls of cylindrical determinate branchlets (Fig. 25 mm in length, tapering at the apices; apices mucronate. It grow as dense mats on stones covered with fine sand. 83' 5 cm Codium decorticatum (Woodward) Howe Thallus form and type Substratum Occurrence Season Abundance Description : : : : : : Use : Remiform and spongy Intertidal rocks, calcareous stones Lower mid littoral zone November–April Moderate Plants dark green in colour, 10 – 30 cm tall, 3 – 5 mm broad, bushy, seldom proliferous, attached by basal discs (Fig.
83' 3 cm Boergesenia forbesii (Harvey) Feldmann Thallus form and type Substratum Occurrence Season Abundance Description : : : : : : Use : Grape-like vesicles Intertidal rocks, corraline stones, dead corals Infra littoral fringe, rock pools November–April Scanty Plants yellowish green in colour, 3 – 5 cm tall forming patches on the substratum (Fig. a); vesicles slightly curved, clavate, filled with fluid, club-shaped in younger stage enlarged in the upper part giving grape-like appearance in older stage (Fig.
A); vesicles slightly curved, clavate, filled with fluid, club-shaped in younger stage enlarged in the upper part giving grape-like appearance in older stage (Fig. b); basal branched filamentous parts of the thallus septate. Common in intertidal rock pools. 83' 3 cm Chamaedoris auriculata Børgesen Thallus form and type Substratum Occurrence Season Abundance Description : : : : : : Bushy with flat heads Intertidal rocks, coralline stones Infra littoral zone, tide pools November–April Dense in intertidal rock pools Plants dark green in colour, 6 – 8 cm tall, septate coenocytes with long erect stalks, stalks 1 – 3 mm in diameter with annulations (Figs.
Seaweeds of India: The Diversity and Distribution of Seaweeds of the Gujarat Coast by Bhavanath Jha, C.R.K. Reddy, Mukund C. Thakur, M. Umamaheswara Rao