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First report of Sporolithon ptychoides (Sporolithales, Corallinophycidae, Rhodophyta) for the Atlantic Ocean
Samples corresponding to Sporolithon ptychoides Heydrich were collected in the mesophotic zone (50 m depth) south of Espírito Santo State, Brazil. The collected material presented features characteristic of the species ...
A modern description of Crambionella stuhlmanni (Scyphozoa: Rhizostomeae) from St. Lucia Estuary, South Africa
(Cambridge University Press, 2011)
A new record of Crambionella stuhlmanni is reported from the east coast of South Africa. The material is described using quantitative morphological data, and mitochondrial (CO1) and nuclear (ITS-1) sequence data. The species ...
Evolutionary history of the Corallinales (Corallinophycidae, Rhodophyta) inferred from nuclear, plastidial and mitochondrial genomes
Systematics of the red algal order Corallinales has a long and convoluted history. In the present study, molecular approaches were used to assess the phylogenetic relationships based on the analyses of two datasets: a large ...
Effects of wild and farm-grown macroalgae on the growth of juvenile South African abalone Haliotis midae Linnaeus
(Taylor and Francis, 2011)
The effect of various macroalgal diets on the growth of grow-out (> 20 mm shell length) South African abalone Haliotis midae was investigated on a commercial abalone farm. The experiment consisted of four treatments: fresh ...
Kelp forests: forests of a different kind
(Botanical Society of South Africa, 2011)
The United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) defines a forest as being 'more than 0.5 ha with trees higher than 5 m and a canopy cover of more than 10%, or trees able to reach these thresholds in situ', ...
(Wiley Online, 2011)
The concept of chromists, at its most expansive, includes the heterokonts (stramenopiles), alveolates, rhizarians, heliozoans, telonemians, haptophytes and cryptophytes. There is mounting evidence that this grouping is not ...