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Free Content Ecology of the Algae of a Florida Key. I. A Preliminary Checklist, Zonation, and Seasonality

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The marine algae of the Content Keys, Monroe County, Florida, were studied in the field and laboratory for 2½ years. Environmental and floristic data are presented in a descriptive account of the zonation, seasonality, and periodicity of the littoral and sublittoral algae. The preliminary checklist comprises 258 taxa: 79 Chlorophyta, 29 Phaeophyta, and 150 Rhodophyta. Four taxa of Chlorophyta and 10 of Rhodophyta are new records for Florida coasts.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: March 1, 1970

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