Dictyotales Dictyotaceae

Distribution

Kotda: N 20° 42.38'; E 70° 52.17' Okha: N 22° 28.54'; E 69° 04.40' Shivrajpur: N 22° 19.87'; E 68° 56.95'

Dictyota pinnatifida Kutzing

Distribution

Kotda: N 20° 42.38'; E 70° 52.17' Okha: N 22° 28.54'; E 69° 04.40' Shivrajpur: N 22° 19.87'; E 68° 56.95'

Dictyota pinnatifida Kutzing

Thallus form and type

Substratum

Occurrence

Season

Abundance

Description

Frondose and ribbon type Intertidal rocks, coralline stones Lower mid littoral zone November-April Scanty

Plants light brown in colour, up to 10 cm in height, attached by cuneate discs; thallus flat, irregularly dichotomously to alternately branched, 2 - 3 mm broad; margins entire, angles between branches about 80° with round apices (Figs. a, b).

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