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Seaweeds of Panay

By Anicia Q. Hurtado-Ponce, Maria Rovilla Luhan and Nicholas G. Guanzon Jr.


This practical book on the seaweeds of Panay, Philippines, acquaints and provides information to members of the academe and research institutions, policy makers, fishermen and businessmen regarding the taxonomy, distribution, ecology and economic importance of these resources. It consists of 4 major parts: (1) Introduction, which reviews the literature, habitat, distribution, morphological structure and reproduction; 2) Classification, which describes the classes to which the seaweeds generally belong; 3) Collection and preservation, which explains the procedure used in treatment of specimens; and, 4) Taxonomic list. A glossary is included, covering technical terms used. All species listed and described in this book are macrobenthic and were collected in Panay and Guimaras Islands.Preface -- Introduction -- Classification -- Collection and preservation -- Taxonomic list: Class Chlorophyceae -- Class Phaeophyceae -- Class Rhodophyceae -- Glossary -- References -- Acknowledgement

Topics: Seaweeds -- Philippines -- Panay, Seaweeds -- Philippines -- Classification, Seaweeds -- Philippines -- Identification, Marine algae -- Philippines -- Panay, Philippines -- Panay Island, Marine algae -- Philippines -- Panay Island -- Pictorial works, Seaweeds, Kappaphycus, Euchema, Gracilaria, Sargassum, Ulva, Enteromorpha sp., Caulerpa
Publisher: Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center
Year: 1992
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