Changes in the pigment constituents of Gracilaria edulis (Gmelin) Silva cultured in open sea off Narakkal by reproductive method

Jayasankar, Reeta and Ramakrishnan, Remya and Nirmala, K (2002) Changes in the pigment constituents of Gracilaria edulis (Gmelin) Silva cultured in open sea off Narakkal by reproductive method. Seaweed Research and Utilisation, 24 (1). pp. 47-54.

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    Abstract

    Red alga Gracilaria edulis was cultured by reproductive method in floating rafts in the sea off Narakkal, Kochi. Pigment constituents such as Chlorophyll-a, Phycocyanin, Phycoerythrin and Allophycocyanin of the seaweed were estimated and correlated with growth and environmental parameters such as atmospheric temperature, salinity and rainfall during the culture period. On 60th day after transplantation all pigment contents were found to be very high coinciding with heavy rainfall. Growth and pigment contents also showed changes at different depths of water column

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: pigment constituents; Gracilaria edulis; open sea; Narakkal
    Subjects: Aquaculture
    Algae
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2011 10:27
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:47
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/8060

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