Marine algae and seagrasses of Tekirdağ (Black Sea, Turkey)
Veysel Aysel, Hüseyin Erdugan, Berrin Dural, E. Sükran Okudan
Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Faculty of Science and Arts, Biology Department, Çanakkale, TURKEY
Aegean University, Faculty of Science, Biology Department, Izmir, TURKEY
Akdeniz University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Environmental Engineering, Antalya, TURKEY
In this study, marine algae and seagrasses in the upper infralittoral zone of the Black Sea coast of Tekirdag (Turkey) were investigated. A total 156 taxon (153 algae and 3 seagrasses) in species or inferior to the species category were determined. 15 of them belong to blue-green bacteria (Cyanophyta), 84 to red algae (Rhodophyta), 26 to brown algae (Heterokontophyta), 28 to green algae (Chlorophyta) and 3 to marine flowering plants (Magnoliophyta).
Keywords: Turkey, Tekirdağ, algae, marine flowering plants