Part of a series of three volumes, this book identifies marine algae collected from the field. The sub-class and all orders, families, genera and species are described, notes on ecology and distribution given, and each named species is illustrated by one or more halftones showing distinctive features. It also includes a revision of the species of Porphyra.
User-friendly keys are provided to enable identification of genera and species. Special features of this volume are the comprehensive introduction and complete re-evaluation of the British Isles taxa of the sub-class.
Seaweeds of the British Isles, Volume 1: Rhodophyta Part 3B: Bangiophycidae is available to order from our co-publisher Natural History Book Services. For details of how to contact them, please visit Publishing partners.
Juliet Brodie is Department Leader and reader at Bath Spa University College and has a special interest in the taxonomy and ecology of red algae.
Linda Irvine has over 30 years’ experience at the Natural History Museum, specialising in algal taxonomy and nomenclature. She is a major contributor to three other books in the series.
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.