Codium indicum   S.Dixit,  1940 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Chlorophyta
Class: Bryopsidophyceae
Order:Bryopsidales
Family:Codiaceae

Description
Thallus flat either throughout or at the points of dichotomies.


Synonym (s)
Codium elongatum P. Anand, 1940
(Misapplied name)
Codium iyengarii Boergesen, 1947
Codium iyengarii Silva, 1996

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Food (soup, salad), animal feed, medicine)

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Coastal
IUCN Status:  NearThreatened

Biogeography


• Maharashtra, Malvan (Lat: 16.07) (Long: 73.47) INDIA
• Gujarat, Dwarka Coast (Lat: 22.23) (Long: 68.97) INDIA
• Gujarat, Okha Port (Lat: 22.47) (Long: 69.08) INDIA
• East Coast, Coromandel INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam (Lat: 17.73) (Long: 83.27) INDIA
• Gujarat, Saurashtra (Lat: 21.97) (Long: 70.5) INDIA
• Maharashtra INDIA
• Gujarat INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh INDIA
• Maharashtra, Konkan Coast INDIA
• INDIA
• PAKISTAN
• YEMEN
• Gujarat, Okha (Lat: 22.46) (Long: 69.08) INDIA (Record: 02/1996)
• Lakshadweep, Bassas de Pedro (Lat: 13.5) (Long: 72.58) INDIA (Record: 12/1988) (Depth: 18-70 mts)
• Lakshadweep, Cora Divh (Lat: 13.75) (Long: 72.25) INDIA (Record: 12/1988) (Depth: 18-70 mts)
• Lakshadweep, Sesostris (Lat: 12.91) (Long: 72.08) INDIA (Record: 12/1988) (Depth: 18-70 mts)
• Maharashtra, Angria Bank (Lat: 16.45) (Long: 72.08) INDIA
• Karnataka, Karwar (Lat: 14.83) (Long: 74.13) INDIA
• Goa, Cabo de Rama INDIA
• Goa Mormugao INDIA
• Goa, Dona Paula INDIA
• Goa, Anjuna (Lat: 15.58) (Long: 73.73) INDIA
• Maharashtra, Malvan (Lat: 16.07) (Long: 73.47) INDIA
• Maharashtra, Ratnagiri INDIA

Literature Source(s)
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  • Oza, RM and Zaidi, SH (2001) A revised checklist of Indian marine algae Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
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  • Shanmugam, M; Mody, KH; Ramavat, BK; Murthy, ASK and Siddhanta, AK (2002) Screening of codiacean algae (chlorophyta) of the Indian coasts for blood anticoagulant activity Indian journal of marine sciences NISCAIR 31(1) 33-38 Available at - http://nopr.niscair.res.in/bitstream/123456789/4300/1/IJMS%2031%281%29%2033-38.pdf
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  • Dhargalkar VK (2008) Marine biodiversity: A comprehensive catalogue of seaweeds of the central west coast of India M/s Morson Graphics 1-147pp Available at - Nio, Goa

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