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|Title: ||Progress of the taxonomic research on the macroalgae (Chlorophyta, Phaeophyta and Rhodophyta) along the East African coast|
|Authors: ||Coppejans, E.|
De Clerck, O.
|ASFA Terms: ||Algae|
|Issue Date: ||2000|
|Publisher: ||Zanzibar : University of Dar es Salaam/Sida-SAREC/CIDA/USAID/ WIOMSA|
|Citation: ||Richmond, M.D. & Francis, J. (Ed.) Marine Science Development in Tanzania and Eastern Africa. Proceedings of the 20th Anniversary Conference on Advances in Marine Science in Tanzania. 28 June - 1 July, 1999, Tanzania : Zanzibar , Zanzibar : University of Dar es Salaam/Sida-SAREC/CIDA/USAID/ WIOMSA, p. 401-418|
|Abstract: ||This paper discusses the phycological research and gives a historical overview of papers dealing with macroalgae from the East African coast.
A review of the recent progress towards a marine algal flora of the region is presented. Additionally a limited number of taxonomic problems are discussed, with emphasis on examples from Tanzania and Zanzibar.
Problems comprise generic, specific and subspecific distinctions, perpetuation of wrong identifications from reference works , and checklists with doubtful identifications that lack voucher specimens. Finally a
list of 91 new species for Kenya (23), Tanzania (24), the East African coast (26) and the Indian Ocean (18) is added.|
|Appears in Collections:||Afremas|
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