Seaweeds of the British Isles, Volume 1: Rhodophyta

Part 1: Introduction, Nemaliales, Gigartinales

Peter S. Dixon and Linda M. Irvine

In this the first of three parts comprising Volume One, a general introduction to the Rhodophyta – dealing with such topics as morphology, reproduction and economic utilization – is followed by treatment of the orders Nemaliales and Gigartinales.

ISBN:
978 0 113 10000 2
Format:
Paperback
Price:
£30.00
Published:
January 2005
Size:
210 x 148 mm
Extent:
252 pp
Publisher:
Intercept Ltd in association with the Natural History Museum

Details

In this the first of three parts comprising Volume One, a general introduction to the Rhodophyta – dealing with such topics as morphology, reproduction and economic utilization – is followed by treatment of the orders Nemaliales and Gigartinales. Each species is described and illustrated, and notes on the ecology and distribution are also given. Helpful keys are also included.

Seaweeds of the British Isles, Volume 1: Rhodophyta Part 1: Introduction, Nemaliales, Gigartinales is available to order from our co-publisher Natural History Book Services. For details of how to contact them, please visit Publishing partners.

Authors

The late Prof. Peter Dixon, author of Biology of the Rhodophyta and numerous scientific papers, specialised in red algal taxonomy at the University of Liverpool and more recently at the University of California at Irvine.

Linda Irvine has over 30 years’ experience at the Natural History Museum, specialising in algal taxonomy and nomenclature. She is a major contributor to two other books in the series.

Series info

The result of many years` research carried out by the Natural History Museum and the British Phycological Society, this series of books covers all the British and the majority of northern Atlantic seaweeds.

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