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Distribution of Gracilaria verrucosa (Hudson) Papenfuss (Rhodophyta) in Izmir Bay (Eastern Aegean Sea)

Ak Ilknur and Semra Cirik
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The present study includes the distribution of Gracilaria verrucosa (Hudson) Papenfuss in Izmir Bay (Easretn Aegean Sea). Samples were collected from a total of 35 stations along the lagoon areas seasonally between July 2001 and April 2002. In order to determine the abundance of G. verrucosa in 1 m2 area, the stations were chosen according to the depths of the water. Results showed that G. verrucosa reached the highest in April 2002 by a value of 7.7 kg ww m-2 and also the lowest value was 0.7 kg ww m-2 in July 2001.

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Ak Ilknur and Semra Cirik , 2004. Distribution of Gracilaria verrucosa (Hudson) Papenfuss (Rhodophyta) in Izmir Bay (Eastern Aegean Sea). Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 7: 2022-2023.

DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2004.2022.2023



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