Chennubhotla, V S Krishnamurthy and Kaliaperumal, N and Jayasankar, Reeta and Kalimuthu, S and Ramalingam, J R and Muniyandi, K and Selvaraj, M (2000) Seaweeds. In: Marine Fisheries Research and Management. Pillai, V N and Menon, N G,(eds.) CMFRI; Kochi, Kochi, pp. 21-37.



Research works oti various aspects of seaweeds have been caried out since last five decades. They inchide resources survey, studies on distribution, Uixonomy, ecology, biology, phycocolioids, biochemicals, culture and utilisation of marine algae growing in Tamil Nadu, Kercda, Lakshadwe^p and Andaman-Nicobar Islands. Information was also gathered since 1978 on the quantity of seaweeds commercially exploited from the natural seaweed beds occurring in Tamil Nadu coast. The results obtained on these aspects are reviewed in this paper. The prospects of seaweed research, industry and utilisation in India are also briefly described.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Seaweeds
Subjects:Algae > Seaweed
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture
ID Code:4156
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:04 Oct 2010 11:08
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