ISSN (print) 0868-8540, (online) 2413-5984
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Algologia 2012, 22(3): 295–302
Ecology, Cenology, Conservation of Algae and Their Role in Nature

Macrophytobenthos of Small phyllophora field (Karkinit Bay, Black Sea, Ukraine)

Tkachenko F.P. 1, Kostilyov E.F. 2, Tretyak I.P. 2

The results of study on macrophytobenthos littoral area in the II Small phyllophora field region of Karkinit Bay (Black Sea) are presented. 48 species of macrophytes (Phaeophyta – 9, Rhodophyta – 26, Chlorophyta – 10 and Magnoliophyta – 3) were revealed. Their ecology and biology peculiarity were analyzed. It was concluded that algoflora of investigating area of Bay appreciably changed in comparison with 60s years last century. Their comparative coefficient by Sorensen is 40%.

Keywords: macrophytobenthos, II Small phyllophora field, Karkinit Bay, littoral ecotone, Black Sea, Ukraine

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