Cystoseira


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Cystoseira

 

a genus of brown algae of the order Fucales. The shrubby, mainly perennial plants are 0.5 to 2 m long (less commonly, as much as 8 m long) and have cylindrical or flattened branches, often with air sacs. Reproduction is sexual, consisting of oogoniums with a single egg cell. There are about 30 species, distributed mainly in seas of the northern subtropical zone. Three species occur in the USSR: two in the Black Sea and one in the seas of Japan and Okhotsk. The algae yield alginic acids and alginates, which are used in the food and textile industries.

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Like the lines on a hand, the algae appear to depart from a few stronger branches to dance rhizomatically: perhaps both the open hand (a well-known symbol in Indian national iconography-think of Le Corbusier's work at Chandigarh) and the Cystoseira foeniculacea stretch themselves outwards to identify magnetically with the stars.
Both nests were made from dry branches of Saueida monica dominating the island, drifted wood, cystoseira, coralline algae, seaweeds, elephant ear sponges.
The main food items (>10% index of relative importance) consumed by the limpet were a tunicate; red algae of the genera Callophyllis, Coralina, Cryptopleura, Nienburgia, Pterosiphonia, and Rhodymenia; the brown algae Cystoseira osmundacea: the hydrozoan Eudendrium; and the bryozoan Crisia.
These forests structure an essential habitat for numerous marine species, and are equivalent to the temperate Fucus Linnaeus, Cystoseira C.
347 arboria, Cystoseira relief, ledges, osmundacea, red turf crevices, overhangs, algae, articulated Laminaria farlowii coralline algae RSUR bedrock, rock, var reefs, crevices 0.
Although detailed habitat analyses were not completed for the 2003 Cortes Bank survey, we noted the presence of the brown algae Pterygophora californica and Cystoseira spp.
Biotest, an industry leader in the development of innovative, high-quality nutritional supplements, discovered CSP-3(TM), the all-natural myostatin binder, while experimenting with a rare form of marine algae called Cystoseira canariensis.
Species of intermediate preference included Gigartina armata (spinosa), Laminaria farlowii, Eisenia arborea, Pterygophora californica, and Egregia laevigata; least preferred was Cystoseira osmundacea.
Density, Biomass and Frequency of three Main species of brown algae Cystoseira indica, Sargassum glausences, Nizimuddinia zanardinii in the coastal province of Sistan and Baluchestan.
fulgens before the 1997 to 1998 El Nino were Macrocystis pyrifera, Phyllospadix torreyi, and Cystoseira osmundacea.
Roberson, locally common on Macrocystis pyrifera, Eisenia arborea, Cystoseira neglecta and other brown algae, 9/98).