Gracilariopsis lemaneiformis beds along the west coast of the Gulf of California, Mexico


The seasonal variation of the biomass of Gracilariopsis lemaneiformis (Bory) Dawson, Acleto et Foldvik was measured for 18 months in Bahía de las Ánimas. Maximum biomass per unit area (11.1 kg wet wt m−2) occurred in the spring of 1995 and most of the biomass was lost by summer. Agar gel strength and yield were 891 g cm−2 and 14%, respectively for spring… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1017008200405


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