Science Diliman, Vol 12, No 2 (2000)

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Growth and Reproductive Pattern of Intertidal and Subtidal Sargassum (Sargassaceae, Phaeophyta) Populations in Bolinao, Pangasinan

Ariel Ortiz, Gavino Trono Jr.


First and second year populations of the Sargassum in the intertidal and subtidal portions of a seagrass bed were tagged and monitored over a period of 14 months (May 1996-June 1997). Statistical analysis (ANOVA and MANOVA) showed that there was a temporal variation in the thallus length of the Sargassum population between the intertidal and the subtidal regions (p

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