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U.ELAYA PERUMAL AT PHYCOLAB OF Madras Christian College. 

U.ELAYA PERUMAL

MARINE ALGAE  OF VAIRAVI KINARU , THIRUNEL VELI DISTRICT,TAMIL NADU, INDIA. 

Caulerpa spp.

This alga belongs to Caulerpaceae, Bryopsidales and the class Chlorophyceae of the Division of Chlorophycota.

       

Padina spp.

      This alga belongs to the family Dictyotaceae, order Dictyotales, class Phaeophyceae of the division Chromophycota.

    

Sargassum spp.

        Sargassum belongs to the family Sargassaceae, the order Fucales, the class Phaeophyceae and the division Chromophycota.

Ulva spp.

                This genus is belongs to Family Ulvaceae and order Ulvales. 

      The genus Ulva has ten species in India in that two species are available in Vairavikinaru coastal  region. 

Gracillaria spp.

        This alga belongs to the family Gracilariaceae, the order Gigartinales of the sub class Florideophycideae and the class Rhodophyceae of the division Rhodophycota.

Hypnea spp.

        It is a marine alga belonging to the family Hypneaceae, order Gigartinales and the subclass Floridiophycideae of the Rhodophyceae and the division Rhodophycota. 

Algal collection from Rameshwaram 

Kappaphycus spp. 

                     Commercial cultivation of Kappaphycus spp. is giving  profit to the fisher man in coastal area of gulf of mannar, India. The algal phycocolloid carrageenen extraction were done from this alga.


Dictyota spp.

              

Turbinaria spp.

Fresh Water Algal groups... 

Closterium spp..

    Belongs to the family Chlorophyceae

Hydrodictyon spp.

Hydrodictyon spp. 

          Belongs to the family Chlorophyceae. Commenly known as 'water net'.

Chara spp.

Chara spp. 

Belongs to the family Charophyceae.

Spirogyra

Spirogyra spp. 

Coelastrum spp. 

Scenedesmus spp. 

Chlorella and Scenedesmus  spp.

External sites on Algae

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