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Checklist of benthic marine algae and cyanobacteria of northern Portugal
Citation
Aráujo R., Bárbara I, Tibaldo M., Berecibar E., Díaz Tapia P., Pereira R., Santos R. & Sousa-Pinto I. Checklist of benthic marine algae and cyanobacteria of northern Portugal. Centre of Marine and Environmental Research; Interdisciplinary Centre for Marine and Environmental Research (Porto) (Ciimar).

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Description
Based on new records, literature references and herbarium data, an updated checklist of the benthic marine algae of the northern Portuguese coast is provided. more

Based on new records, literature references and herbarium data, an updated checklist of the benthic marine algae of the northern Portuguese coast is provided. The checklist includes 346 species: 26 Cyanobacteria, 200 Rhodophyta, 70 Ochrophyta and 50 Chlorophyta. Of these, 21 species are new records for the Portuguese coast.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Macroalgae
Keywords:
Marine, Algae, Benthos, Check lists, Cyanobacteria, Monitoring, Phytobenthos, ANE, Portugal, Chlorophyta, Ochrophyta, Rhodophyta

Geographical coverage
ANE, Portugal [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1999 - 2007

Taxonomic coverage
Chlorophyta [WoRMS]
Cyanobacteria [WoRMS]
Ochrophyta [WoRMS]
Rhodophyta [WoRMS]

Parameter
Presence of biota

Contributors
University of A Coruña; Department of animal, plant and ecological biology, moredata creator University of Porto; Interdisciplinary Centre for Marine and Environmental Research (Porto) (CIIMAR), moredata ownerdata creatordata providerdata manager

Related datasets
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Araujo, R et al. (2009). Checklist of benthic marina algae and cyanobacteria of northern Portugal Bot. Mar. 52: 24-46, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2009-04-27
Information last updated: 2009-04-27
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