Journal of Marine Biology and Aquaculture
Systematics of the Genus Polysiphonia Greville (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from Setse and Kyaikkhami Coastal Areas, Myanmar
Department of Marine Science, Mawlamyine University, Myanmar
Jar San, Department of Marine Science, Mawlamyine University, Myanmar; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jar San., et al. Systematics of the Genus Polysiphonia Greville (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from Setse and Kyaikkhami Coastal Areas, Thanlwin River mouth, Myanmar. (2015) J Marine Biol Aquacult 1(1): 1- 7
© 2015 Jar San. This is an Open access article distributed under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
KeywordsDistribution; Ecological notes; Kyaikkhami; Morphology; Polysiphonia subtilissima; P. sp.1; Setse; Taxonomy
Two species of the genus Polysiphonia Greville (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) collected from Setse and Kyaikkhami coastal areas of Mon State, from June 2011 to March 2015, were identified as P. subtilissima Montagne and uncertain species as P. sp.1, mainly based on morphology of vegetative and reproductive structures. The plants are widely distributed in estuaries and salt marshes attached to substrata such as pneumatophores of trunks of mangroves trees and on other solid objects. In the present study, the plants of P. subtillissima Montagne were commonly found in the Kyaikkhami coastal areas while those of Polysiphonia sp.1 were uniquely encountered in the Setse coastal areas. In addition, the comparison on main characteristics and some ecological notes of Polysiphonia spp. from Setse and Kyaikkhami coastal areas are provided.