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Data set name

Benthic macroalgae from the Indo-Pacific

Data holding centreGhent University, Department of Biology, Laboratory of Botany, Section Phycology (Algology)
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time periodFrom 1980 to present
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Australia, Indonesia, Kenya, Mauritius, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Reunion, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Socotra Archipelago, Sri Lanka, Tanzania

Observations 
Parameters

Macroalgae and seagrass taxonomy-related counts

Description 
Summary

The goal of the extensive phycological studies throughout the Indo-Pacific, is the assemblage of a seaweed flora for the Indian Ocean. The reference collection will also be a starting point for upcoming phylogenetic studies based on molecular, morphological and anatomical data.

OriginatorsGhent University, Department of Biology, Laboratory of Botany, Section Phycology (Algology)
Availability 
OrganisationGhent University, Department of Biology, Laboratory of Botany, Section Phycology (Algology)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactProf. E. Coppejans
Address

Ghent University, Department of Biology, Laboratory of Botany, Section Phycology (Algology)
Krijgslaan 281-S8
Gent

B-9000
Belgium

Telephone+32 9 264 50 58
Facsimile+32 9 264 85 99
Emaileric.coppejans@rug.ac.be
Administration 
Collating centreBelgian Marine Data Centre (BMDC)
Local identifier11023002
Global identifier1043
Last revised2009-08-10
StatusDeprecated