A New Record for the Algal Flora of Mediterranean: Cladophora boodleoides Börgesen

Authors: Berrin DURAL, Veysel AYSEL

Abstract: The taxonomical features of Cladophora boodleoides Börgesen (Cladophorales, Chlorophyceae), recorded for the first time from Turkey and the Mediterranean, are given in this study. This sciaphilous species has been collected from the bottom of Cystoseira crinita (Desf.) Bory facies found in the mediolittoral zone of Esek island located in Sigacik bay (Aegean Sea, Turkey).

Keywords: Cladophora, taxonomy, Turkey, Mediterranean