A survey of marine algae and seagrasses of İstanbul, (Turkey)
V. Aysel, H. Erduğan, B. Dural, E.Ş. Okudan
Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Faculty of Science and Arts, Department of Biology, Çanakkale, TURKEY
Aegean University, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology, İzmir, TURKEY
Akdeniz University Engineering Faculty Department of Environmental Engineering Antalya, TURKEY
In this research, have been studied marine algae in the upper infralittoral zone of the Bosphorus coasts of İstanbul (including Bosphorus) . A total of 244 taxon have been determined. 11 of them belong to blue-green bacteria (Cyanophyta), 127 to red algae (Rhodophyta), 46 to brown algae (Heterokontophyta), 60 to green algae (Chlorophyta) and 2 to flowering plants (Tracheophyta).
Keywords: Algae, İstanbul, Turkey