This volume is written by leading authorities in red algae. All subfamilies, genera and species are described, notes on ecology and distribution given, and each named species is illustrated by one or more half-tones or line drawings showing distinctive features. User-friendly keys are provided to enable identifi cation of genera and species. Special features of this volume are the concise but comprehensive and practical introduction and a complete re-evaluation of British Isles taxa in consultation with other international specialists.
This is a reprint edition of ISBN 1898298815 published in 1993.
ReadershipPostgraduate, field centre, marine biologist, taxonomist
About the Author
Christine Maggs joined Bournemouth University as Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science & Technology in April 2015 from Queen’s University Belfast where she held the role of Head of the School of Biological Sciences and Professor of Phycology. She was appointed to Queen’s in 1995 and has held the roles of Lecturer, Reader and Director of Research before taking on the role of Head of the School of Biological Sciences and Professor of Phycology.
Max Hommersand is professor emeritus at the University of North Carolina. His area of research is the morphology, systematics and biography of the marine algae, with emphasis on the red algae. He has a world-wide collection of over thirty thousand specimens of marine algae for use in developmental studies.
- 444 pages
- B/w illustrations
- BISAC SCI039000, SCI011000, NAT045050
- BIC PSTV, PSPM, RGBP