Marine algae of the eastern tropical and subtropical coasts of the Americas.
This is the first complete account of the marine algae of the eastern tropical and subtropical coasts of North and South America. With this manual, which contains 94 pages of illustrations, a bibliography and an index, all species likely to be found from North Carolina to Uruguay may be identified. Dr. Taylor analyzes the forces that affect growth and diffusion of marine plants. He records history of earlier algae studies in the region, describes recently discovered as well as previously known species, and tells how to preserve collected material. Keys for orders, families, genera and species appear in the descriptive catalogue which comprises the main part of the book.