Ectocarpus breviarticulatus [Status Unaccepted]   J. Agardh,  1847 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Phaeophyceae
Order:Ectocarpales
Family:Ectocarpaceae

Description
Plants forming low dense tufts about 2 cm high. Basal system richly provided with rhizoids. Erect system sparsely branched; branches short, irregularly disposed; main filaments 27-30 µ broad. Plurilocular sporangia short, characteristically roundish barrel-shaped, 45-50 µ broad and 27-30 µ long.


Synonym (s)
Ectocarpus hamatus Maze and Schramm, 1870-1877

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Mahabalipuram INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• SRI LANKA
• INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam INDIA
• Lakshadweep INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Mishra, JN (1966) Phaeophyceae in India ICAR 203 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
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.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
  • Rao, MU (1968) Additions to the algal flora of the Gulf of Mannar and Palk bay from Mandapam area Journal of the marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 10(2) 366-369 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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