Sphacelaria kovalamensis   V. Krishnamurthy & Baluswami,  1992 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Phaeophyceae

Plurangia, fusiform or cylindrical, several times longer than broad, with tapering ends, 43-135 ┬Ám long.

Synonym (s)
Sphacelaria kovalamensis V. Krishnamurthy & Baluswami in V. Krishnamurthy, 1992

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Kerala, Kovalam INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Anilkumar,C and Panikkar, MVN (1991) Marine algae of kerala II: Sphacelaria lyngbye (Sphacelariales, Phaeophyceae) Seaweed Research and Utilization Seaweed Research and Utilization Association, Marine Fishereies-623 520, Tamil Nadu, India 14(2) 129-134 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
  • Oza, RM and Zaidi, SH (2001) A revised checklist of Indian marine algae 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Krishnamurthy, V (2006) Key to the taxonomic identification of green and brown marine algae of India Recent advances on applied aspects of Indian marine algae with reference to global scenario. Seaweed taxonomic identification, aquaculture, resource, environment, fouling and disease Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar 1 1-146 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/

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