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Botanica Marina

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Volume 47, Issue 6 (Dec 2004)

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Spatial variation in littoral Codium assemblages on Jersey, Channel Islands (southern English Channel)

Cynthia D. Trowbridge
  • Hatfield Marine Science Center, Oregon State University, Newport, Oregon 97365, USA
/ William F. Farnham
  • Institute of Marine Sciences, University of Portsmouth, UK
Published Online: 2005-06-01 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/BOT.2004.063

Abstract

Littoral surveys on Jersey shores in the Channel Islands (southern English Channel) revealed unexpected spatial variation in local-scale distributions of green macroalgae belonging to Codium species. Traditionally considered a low-shore alga, native C. vermilara inhabited high and/or mid-shore pools at nine of ten shores surveyed. This alga was frequent on semi-exposed shores. The introduced taxon C. fragile ssp. tomentosoides was patchily distributed with highest abundances in wave-sheltered areas. Zonation patterns of Codium spp. on Channel Island shores were more complex than those north of the English Channel.

Keywords: Codium fragile ssp. tomentosoides; Codium vermilara; Jersey; zonation

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Received: July 29, 2004

Accepted: October 29, 2004

Published Online: 2005-06-01

Published in Print: 2004-12-01


Citation Information: Botanica Marina, ISSN (Online) 1437-4323, ISSN (Print) 0006-8055, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/BOT.2004.063. Export Citation

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