The diversity, distribution and density of sea grass and algae in Banggi Island, Sabah

Ernie Donald, (2005) The diversity, distribution and density of sea grass and algae in Banggi Island, Sabah. Universiti Malaysia Sabah. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Balak Balak and Wak Wak in Banggi were diverse with 10 species of seagrass and 41 species of algae belonging to the Chlorophyta, Phaeophyta, and Rhodophyta with one unidentified species from Chlorophyta. The total mean percentage cover of seagrass and algae in Balak Balak seagrass, 81.38% (±91.41 SD) algae, 13.95% (±33.61 SD) and in Wak Wale seagrass covered 70.48% (±60.22 SD) and algae 5.48% (±13.08 SD). The mean total value of wet and dry of above and below biomass in these sites is 867.716±602.004g/20 m² and 170.888±100.618 g/20 m². The diversity. distribution and biomass of seagrasses and macroalgae were compared by sites.

Item Type: Academic Exercise
Uncontrolled Keywords: seagrass, Chlorophyta, diversity, biomass, macroalgae
Subjects: S Agriculture > SH Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling > SH393 Seagrasses
Divisions: SCHOOL > School of Science and Technology
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email storage.bpmlib@ums.edu.my
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2015 04:50
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2017 07:06
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/10595

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