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Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds, Volume IX

This publication contains new information on useful seaweeds, valuable for anyone interested in aquaculture, natural products chemistry, biogeography, population genetics, phylogenetics, ecology, biotechnology, conservation biology, and taxonomy.

Results from the May 22-29, 2002 international workshop on economically useful marine plants held in Hilo, Hawaii, are reported by seaweed taxonomists from nine countries — including Australia, Chile, Guam, Japan, People's Republic of China, South Korea, Thailand, U.S.A. and Vietnam.

Includes 19 papers on Caulerpa, Dictyota, Gelidiella, Gelidium, Gracilaria, Halymenia, Hypnea, Laurencia and Sargassum, which contain descriptions of new species, observations on the type material for the genus Halymenia, results of molecular, morphological and anatomical studies, information on the nutritional composition of Hawaiian Gracilaria, checklists, new records, and a special chapter on taxonomy and nomenclature by Dr. Paul Silva.

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May 2004