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New records of three dictyotalean brown algae for Turkey

Ergün Taşkın
From the journal Botanica Marina


In the present paper, three dictyotalean brown algae (Dictyopteris lucida, Dictyota cyanoloma, and Padina pavonicoides) are reported for the first time from Turkey. D. cyanoloma and P. pavonicoides are also reported for the first time from the eastern Mediterranean Sea. The species were collected in the sublittoral zone near İzmir (Aegean coast of Turkey). The data concerning the habitat and morphology of these species are presented.

Corresponding author: Ergün Taşkın, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Biology, Celal Bayar University, Muradiye-Manisa 45140, Turkey

I am grateful to Prof. Olivier De Clerck (Ghent University, Belgium) for critically reviewing the manuscript. A part of this study has been supported by the TOTAL FOUNDATION.


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Received: 2013-2-1
Accepted: 2013-4-24
Published Online: 2013-05-25
Published in Print: 2013-06-01

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