Dictyota hauckiana   Nizamuddin,  1975 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Phaeophyceae

Large plants upto 45 cm in height, with cuneate base and bent subterete branches attached by rhizoids.

Synonym (s)
Dictyota atomaria Hauck, 1884
(Homotypic synonym)
Dictyota hauckiana Silva et al., 1996

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• West Coast, Malabar (Lat: 9.97) (Long: 76.23) INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai (Lat: 18.98) (Long: 72.83) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin (Lat: 8.78) (Long: 78.13) INDIA
• Gujarat, Saurashtra (Lat: 21.97) (Long: 70.5) INDIA
• Gujarat, Okha (Lat: 22.47) (Long: 69.08) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Shameel, M; Shaikh, W and Khan, R (1991) Comparative fatty acid composition of five species of Dictyota (Phaeophyta) Botanica Marina Walter de gruyter, Berlin. New York 34 425-428 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
  • Shameel, M; Afaq Husain, S and ShahidHusain, S (1989) Addition to the knowledge of seaweeds from the coast of Lasbela, Pakistan Botanica Marina Walter de Gruyter, Berlin 32 177-180 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Rizvi, MA and Mustafa, S (2004) Studies on the bioactivity and elementology of marine algae from the coast of Karachi, Pakistan Phytotherapy Research Wiley InterScience 18 865-872 Available at - www.interscience.wiley.com
  • Phang, SM (2006) Seaweed resources in Malaysia: Current status and future prospects 9(2) 185-202 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • 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
  • 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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