Seasonal and spatial variation in the distribution of mangrove macroalgae in the Clyde River, Australia

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dc.contributor.author Melville, FR
dc.contributor.author Pulkownik, A
dc.date.accessioned 2009-06-26T04:11:10Z
dc.date.issued 2007-01
dc.identifier.citation Estuarine Coastal And Shelf Science, 2007, 71 (3-4), pp. 683 - 690
dc.identifier.issn 0272-7714
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/680
dc.description.abstract The objective of this study was to determine whether there was significant spatial and temporal variation in macroalgae epiphytic on pneumatophores of the Grey Mangrove, Avicennia marina (Forsk.) Vieth., in the Clyde River, located 280 km south of Sydney, Australia. Three estuarine sites in th Clyde River were surveyed seasonally on four occasions over a two-year period and algal distribution and abundance assessed in respect to temporal, inte-site, intertidal (from front to back of mangrove stand) and vertical (from bottom to top of pneumatophores) variation. Sediment and water characteristics, including nutrient levels, were also assessed in order to examine all variables of potential influence on algal distribution and abundance. The results indicated that intertidal position within sites, and vertical height along the length of the pneumatophore, were the greatest influecne on algal frequency and biomass. Individual species dominated in different intertidal and vertical zones. These observations together with the identification of threee species of macroalgae that fulfil the criteria for bioindicators/bioonitos of environmental impacts are discussed.
dc.publisher Academic Press Ltd Elsevier Science Ltd
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1016/j.ecss.2006.09.023
dc.title Seasonal and spatial variation in the distribution of mangrove macroalgae in the Clyde River, Australia
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Estuarine Coastal And Shelf Science
dc.journal.volume 3-4
dc.journal.volume 71
dc.journal.number 3-4 en_US
dc.publocation London, England en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 683 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 690 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Faculty of Science en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 0602 Ecology
dc.personcode 760026
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Oceanography en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.description.keywords mangrove, macroalgae, intertidal, pneumatophores, Clyde River, Australia
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
pubs.consider-herdc true
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)


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