Martensia fragilis   Harvey,  1854 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Rhodophyta
Class: Florideophyceae
Order:Ceramiales
Family:Delesseriaceae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Martensia fragilis Harvey, 1854
Martensia denticulata Harvey, 1855
Mesotrema pavonia J. Agardh, 1854
(Heterotypic synonym)
Martensia pavonia (J. Agardh) J. Agardh, 1863
(Heterotypic synonym)
Capraella fragilis (Harvey) J. De Toni, 1936
(Homotypic synonym)
Mesotrema fragilis (Harvey) Papenfuss, 1942
(Homotypic synonym)
Hemitrema fragilis (Harvey) E. Y. Dawson, 1957
(Homotypic synonym)
Martensia gabriellei P. L. Crouan & H. M. Crouan, 1865
(Heterotypic synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island, Galaxea reef INDIA (Record: 1940-1950)
• INDIA
• MALDIVES
• SRI LANKA
• Tamil Nadu, Kilakarai-Dhanushkodi INDIA (Record: 12/1990-01/1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Off Tuticorin INDIA (Record: 12/1958-05/1959) (Depth: 13-16 mts)
• Tamil Nadu, Pamban INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA
• Goa INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Krishnamurthy, V (2008) The algal flora of Krusadai Island- It's past status and present decay Proceedings of the national symposium on marine and coastal ecosystems 27-29, August 2007. Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association, Marine Fisheries-623 520, Tamil Nadu, India 30 13-17 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
  • Marine Algae of Hawai`i Available at - http://www.hawaii.edu/reefalgae/
  • 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
  • Kaliaperumal, N; Chennubhotla, VSK; Kalimuthu, S; Ramalingam, JR; Pillai, SK; Muniyandi, K; Rao, KR; Rao, PVS; Thomas, PC; Zaidi, SH and Subbaramaiah, K (1998) Seaweed resources and distribution in deep waters from Dhanushkodi to Kanyakumari, Tamilnadu Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association, Tamil Nadu, India 20(1&2) 141-151 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • Sundaram, KS; Sarvesan, R; Mohamed, KH and Shanbhogue, SL (1969) Catalogue of molluscs, prawns, stomatopods and marine algae in the reference collections of the central marine fisheries research institute Bulletin Of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute CMFRI, Cochin 9 1-52 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/570/1/Bulletin_9.pdf
  • Varma, RP (1960) Flora of the pearl beds off Tuticorin Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Marine Biological Association of India 2 (2) 221-225 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1405/1/Prasanna_221-225.pdf
  • 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
  • James, PSBR (1987) Distribution of the important Indian marine algae Seaweed research and utilization in India Bulletin Of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute CMFRI, Cochin 41 100-111 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/8209/1/Bulletin_No_41.pdf

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