Gracilariopsis lemaneiformis (Bory) Dawson - a red alga reported from certain backwaters of Kerala

Kaladharan, P (2005) Gracilariopsis lemaneiformis (Bory) Dawson - a red alga reported from certain backwaters of Kerala. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society , 102 (3). pp. 378-379.

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Abstract

A long cylindrical Thalloid multifariously branched red alga was reported from Dhalawapuram (Ashtamudl lake), Kadalundi (Kadalundinagaram) and Mopla Bay (Kannur) and was later identified as Graciiariopsis lemaneifonnis (Fig. 1). The salinity in all these regions ranged from 14 to 20 ppt during the non-monsoon period; during the SW monsoon, this species could not sustain drop in salinity below 8.0 ppt.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Gracilariopsis lemaneiformis; red alga; backwaters; Kerala
Subjects:Algae
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
ID Code:8411
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:04 May 2011 14:27
Last Modified:04 May 2011 14:27

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