Hypnea nigrescens   Greville ex J. Agardh,  1851 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Florideophyceae


Synonym (s)
Hypnophycus nigrescens (Greville ex J. Agardh) Kuntze, 1891
(Homotypic synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam Camp (Lat: 9.28) (Long: 79.13) INDIA
• Kerala, Chowara Coast INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam (Lat: 9.28) (Long: 79.12) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tiruchendur (Lat: 8.48) (Long: 78.12) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• Kerala, Kovalam INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Kanniyakumari (Lat: 8.07) (Long: 77.56) INDIA (Record: 02/1993)
• Tamil Nadu, Manapad INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Idinthakarai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu , Kovalam INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Krishnamurthy, V (1980) The marine algae of Tiruchendur, South India Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association 4(1) 49-58 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Sofiamma, MA; Premjith, S; Dhevendaran, K; Natarajan, P and Sobha, V (1991) A seaweed resources of Chowara along south west coast of India Seaweed Research and Utilization Seaweed Research and Utilization Association, Marine Fisheries-623520, Tamil Nadu, India 14(1) 53-60 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Sahoo, D; Nivedita and Debasish (2001) Seaweeds of Indian coast S. B. Nangia, A. P. H. Publishing Corporation, New Delhi 283 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Silva, PC; Basson, PW and Moe, RL (1996) Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean University of California Press 79 1259 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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
  • Devi, G; Sreekumari, TS; Ammal, GS; Sobha, V and Nayar, TV (1996) Organic constituents (mannitol, carbohydrate, lipid and protein) of marine algae of Cape Comorin - A preliminary study Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association 18(1-2) 67-72 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • Kaliaperumal, N and Pandian, G (1984) Marine algal flora from some localities of south Tamil nadu coast Journal of the marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 26(1&2) 159-164 Available at - NIO, Goa

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