Document Type

Article

Department/Program

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Publication Date

1973

Journal

Rhodora

Volume

75

Issue

802

First Page

258

Last Page

298

Abstract

Until 1965 there existed no publication treating any aspect of the benthic or attached marine algae of the coast of Virginia and Maryland including the Chesapeake Bay area. Prior to this date only minor references to particular species for this area .,can be found in the literature. This paucity of research can be attributed, in the main, to the lack of solid substrata permitting prolonged and extensive development of algal populations. Time spent on more favorable habitats such as the rocky shores of the New England coast offer, to the phycologist, far more rewarding results for his endeavors. (...)

Publication Statement

Contribution (Virginia Institute of Marine Science) no. 429.

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