New records of phytoplankton for Bangladesh. 1. Cyanophyceae

Moniruzzaman Khondker, Rauf Ahmed Bhuiyan, Jenat Yeasmin, Munirul Alam, R. Bradley Sack, Anwar Huq, Rita R. Colwell

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The paper includes 16 taxa of blue-green algae (BGA) as new records for Bangladesh. These include two species from each of Anabaena, Anabaenopsis, Merismopedia, Microcystis and Oscillatoria and Chroococcus dispersus, Gomphosphaeria lacustris, Pseudanabaena mucicola, Raphidiopsis indica, Aphanizomenon issatschenkoi and Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii from some ponds belonging to Mathbaria of Pirojpur district and Bakerganj of Barisal district of Bangladesh.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)173-179
Number of pages7
JournalBangladesh Journal of Botany
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 2006


  • Bangladesh
  • Cyanophyceae
  • New records
  • Phytoplankton

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Plant Science


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