Sargassum marginatum   (C. Agardh) J. Agardh,  1848 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Phaeophyceae

Cryptostomata minute or sparce.

Synonym (s)
Sargassum ilicifolium var. marginatum C. Agardh, 1820
(Homotypic synonym)
Carpacanthus ilicifolius var. marginatus (C. Agardh) Kutzing, 1849
(Homotypic synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Coastal


• Maharashtra, Mumbai (Lat: 18.98) (Long: 72.83) INDIA
• Kerala INDIA
• Maharashtra INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • 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 -
  • 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 -
  • Eluvakkal, T; Sivakumar, SR and Arunkumar, K (2010) Fucoidan in some Indian seaweeds found along the coast Gulf of Mannar International Journal of Botany Asian network for scientific information 6(2) 176-181 Available at -

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