Study on the occurrence of algae from Metiabruz, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Study on the occurrence of algae from Metiabruz, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Subhra Talai-Mukhopadhyay , Nurmohammad Naskar
J. Bio. Env. Sci.3( 1), 1-6, January 2013.
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The present communication deals with 25 algal taxa belonging to Cyanophyceae (18) and Chlorophyceae (7). The algae were found as epiphyte, epipelic and free –floating forms in Metiabruz, Kolkata, West Bengal, India. The study area shows the dominance of cyanophyceae than chlorophyceae and these algal taxa are being reported first time from this area.


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