Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India

Volume 16 Issue 1

An estimate of the iodine yielding seaweed Asparagopsis taxiformis (Delile) Collins and Harvey from some subtidal reefs of Saurashtra Coast.

P. P. Bhanderi

The present paper deals with the potential iodine yielding seaweed resources available in the subtidal reefs of Saurashtra coast and results of the sample surveys carried out to estimate the standing crop of Asparagopsis taxiformis. A sheltered and calm area in the Gulf of Kutch suitable for carrying out the cultivation experiments of A. taxiformis is indicated.

Date : 30-04-1974