Marine Red Algae of the Hawaiian Islands
The marine red algae of the Hawaiian Islands, and indeed of the islands and parts of the continents in the warm Pacific, are presented in this comprehensive volume. This book presents descriptions and illustrations of 343 species of Rhodophyta found in Hawaiian waters, along with keys and remarks about them. These species represent 85% of the warm-water red taxa in the Pacific.
The author, Dr. Isabella Aiona Abbott, was a phycologist and an ethnobotanist. For her various publications, she received the National Academy of Science G. M. Smith Medal in 1997. She was an honorary research associate at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum and a member of the Museum’s Board of Directors. She was also professor of Biological Sciences, Emerita, at Stanford University and G. P. Wilder Professor of Botany, Emerita, at the University of Hawai‘i.
Written by Isabella Aiona Abbott
Date of Publication: 1999
Size: 7 x 10 in.