Halymeniales Halymeniaceae

Distribution

Dwarka: N 22° 14.61'; E 68° 57.28' Okha: N 22° 28.50'; E 69° 04.55' Porbandar: N 21° 37.92'; E 69° 36.48' Shivrajpur: N 22° 19.87'; E 68° 56.95' Sutrapada: N 20° 50.18'; E 70° 28.89' Veraval: N 20° 54.87'; E 70° 20.83'

Grateloupia indica B0rgesen

Thallus form and type Substratum Occurrence Season Abundance Description

Grateloupia indica B0rgesen

Leafy and lubricous

Intertidal rocks, calcareous stones

Mid littoral zone, rocks surrounding tide pools

November-April

Moderate

Plants dark red in colour, up to 100 cm in height, foliose, tough in consistency with lubricous surface, attached to rocks by small basal discs; lobes of the frond irregular with sinuate or wavy margins (Figs. a, b); older fronds have numerous proliferations; perforated frond also proliferous; proliferations marginal, small and spathulate.

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