Skip to main content

Free Content Fruiting in Halimeda (Order Siphonales) 1. Halimeda Cryptica Colinvaux and Graham

Download Article:
 Download
(PDF 1428.7626953125 kb)
 

Abstract:

Fruiting plants of Halimeda cryptica were observed for the first time in February and March, 1972. The fruiting bodies of this species differ from those of other Atlantic Halimeda in that they are much smaller and occur almost completely on the obverse side of the segments, i.e. away from light. It is suggested that the ecology of H. cryptica, which grows in deep water on precipitous substrates, may provide an explanation for the position of its gametangia.

Document Type: Short Communication

Publication date: 1975-01-01

More about this publication?
  • The Bulletin of Marine Science is dedicated to the dissemination of high quality research from the world's oceans. All aspects of marine science are treated by the Bulletin of Marine Science, including papers in marine biology, biological oceanography, fisheries, marine affairs, applied marine physics, marine geology and geophysics, marine and atmospheric chemistry, and meteorology and physical oceanography.
  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free ContentFree content
  • Partial Free ContentPartial Free content
  • New ContentNew content
  • Open Access ContentOpen access content
  • Partial Open Access ContentPartial Open access content
  • Subscribed ContentSubscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed ContentPartial Subscribed content
  • Free Trial ContentFree trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more