Seaweed resources off Tamil Nadu coast: Sector III. Valinokkam - Kilakkarai

Kaliaperumal, N and Kalimuthu, S and Muniyandi, K and Ramalingam, J R and Chennubhotla, V S Krishnamurthy and Rao, K Rama and Rao, P V Subba and Thomas, P C and Zaidi, S H and Subbaramaiah, K (1992) Seaweed resources off Tamil Nadu coast: Sector III. Valinokkam - Kilakkarai. Seaweed Research and Utilisation, 15 (1 & 2). pp. 11-14.


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Survey of seaweed resources in deep water was carried out in the area between Valinokkam and Kilakkarai during January 1989 and March,l990 respectively. In the survey from Valinokkam to Kilakkarai 33 species of marine algae were recorded of which 8 species belong to Chlorophyta, 8 to Phaeophyta and 17 to Rhodophyta. Only one species of seagrass Halophila ovalis was recorded. Among the 200 sq Icm area surveyed, vegetation occurred only in 27.5 with a total standing crop of 2962.5 tonnes (wet wt).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Seaweed resources; Tamil Nadu; Valinokkam; Kilakkarai
Subjects: Algae > Seaweed
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2011 10:31
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:46

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