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The Occurrence of Marine Alga Enteromorpha Intestinalis in Water Courses from Salt Area Meledic Plateau, Vrancei Subcarpathians (Romania)

Daniela Strat
Published Online: 2016-03-02 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ahbb-2015-0006


Three new sites of Enteromorpha intestinalis have been found in the drainage basin of the Slănic River located in the Subcarpathians region, salt Meledic Plateau. E. intestinalis is a cosmopolitan macro green alga species with tubular thali that is primarily found in the coastal zone, including the Romanian Black Sea coast. Due to its salt tolerance this alga it was found in some inland waters, both fresh and saline waters courses and limnic waters that are often positively correlated with cultural eutrophication. These new reported localities of E. intestinalis in inland waters from this saline region contribute new and essential information about the distribution of this originally marine species on the inland area of Romania.

Keywords: Enteromorpha intestinalis (L.) Nees 1820; water courses; salt diapir; salt karst; Meledic Plateau; Slănic River


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Received: 2015-10-13

Accepted: 2015-12-11

Published Online: 2016-03-02

Published in Print: 2015-11-01

Citation Information: Acta Horti Botanici Bucurestiensis, Volume 42, Issue 1, Pages 87–96, ISSN (Online) 2359-7089, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ahbb-2015-0006.

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