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AGUILAR-ROSAS, Raúl et al. Submareal macroalgae of the Todos Santos Bay, Baja California, Mexico. Rev. Mex. Biodiv. [online]. 2010, vol.81, n.3, pp. 601-618. ISSN 2007-8706.

In order to identify and characterize the species composition of the subtidal zone of the Todos Santos Bay, Baja California, Mexico, benthic marine macroalgae were sampled at 7 sites from 1995 to 2000. As a result of 25 scuba at derds for the study area, of which Faucheocolax attenuata Setchell and R.L Moe Minium parvum are new to the marine flora of Pacific Mexico. We include a research that consider the macroalpths between 3 and 33 m we found a total of 150 species of macroalgae for the study area, of which 10 are Chlorophyta, 26 Phaeophyta and 114 Rhodophyta; 47 species represent new recogae in the Todos Santos Bay and a discussion on the composition of species found, its vertical distribution and reproduction, particularly the species epiphytes and parasites present in the study area.

Palabras llave : Chlorophyta; Phaeophyta; Rhodophyta; epiphytic algae; new records; reproduction.

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