Book ID: 97420
Sri Lankan Seaweeds - Methodologies and field guide to the dominant species. 2009. (ABC Taxa, 6). Many col. photogr. VIII, 265 p. gr8vo. Paper bd.
The first part acts as a roadmap on how to do phycological research in a tropical country, in casus Sri Lanka. Information on the different types of seaweed communities, sampling methodologies, and taxonomic characters is provided and nnotated with color pictures. The second section of the book acts as a field guide to the dominant species of the extensive Sri Lankan coastline. Each of the roughly 140 species treated is concisely described, annotated with key references and notes on the ecology and distribution. To facilitate identification, each species is also illustrated with color photographs.