Occurrence of Porphyra vietnamensis (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) along the Goa Coast

V.K. Dhargalkar, V.V. Agadi, A.G. Untawale

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The occurrence of a red alga, Porphyra vietnamensis has been studied along the Goa Coast (west coast of India). The growth period was observed during the monsoon (July-October) and optimum growth was recorded during August, when temperature, salinity and light intensity were low and nutrients were high

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