Erythrocladia irregularis   Rosenvinge,  1909 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Compsopogonophyceae

Plants crustose, radiating prostrate filaments irregular, free from one another, branches arising from subterminal cells, cells with a single parietal chloroplast, spores 4 mm in diameter.

Synonym (s)
Erythrocladia subintegra Heerebout, 1968
Erythrocladia irregularis Rosenvinge, 1909

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Tamil Nadu, Mahabalipuram (Lat: 12.63) (Long: 80.17) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• BAHRAIN (Record: 1996)
• INDIA (Record: 1996, 2006)
• PAKISTAN (Record: 1996)
• SAUDI ARABIA (Record: 1996)

Literature Source(s)
  • Basson, PW (1979) Marine algae of the Arabian Gulf coast of Saudi Arabia Botanica Marina 22 65-82 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Basson, PW (1979) Marine algae of the Arabian Gulf coast of Saudi Arabia (second half) Botanica marina Walter de Gruyter and Co., Berlin. New York 22 65-82 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
  • Basson, PW; Mohamed, SA and Arora, DK (1989) A survey of the benthic marine algae of Bahrain Botanica Marina 32 27-40 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 -
  • 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
  • Rao, MU (2006) Key to the identification of Indian red seaweeds Recent advances on applied aspects of Indian marine algae with reference to global scenario, volume 1. Seaweed taxonomic identification, aquaculture, resource, environment, fouling and disease Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar 46-140 Available at - NIO, Goa

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