PL EN


Preferences help
enabled [disable] Abstract
Number of results
2019 | 129 | 147-160
Article title

Seasonal variation in elemental composition of certain seaweeds from Mandapam and Kilakarai coast, Gulf of Mannar biosphere reserve

Content
Title variants
Languages of publication
EN
Abstracts
EN
Vegetative plants of certain seaweeds were collected from the natural habitat of Kilakarai and Mandapam coast were subjected to SEM-energy dispersive spectroscopic analysis and quantified the following minerals viz., Na, Mg, Si, S, Cl, K, Ca, Mn, P, Fe, Zn and Cr during summer, pre-monsoon, monsoon and post-monsoon seasons in 2007-2008. The order of preferential accumulation of elemental composition during summer 2007 in Sargassum wightii: Ca > Mg > Na > S > Fe > Si > Cl > K > Mn; Stoechospermum marginatum: Ca > Si > S > Mg > Mn > P > Na; Gracilaria corticata: Ca > Mg > Na > Si > Cl > S > Mn > K > Fe > P; Gracilaria verrucosa: Ca > Cl > Si > Mg > Na > P > S > Mn > Fe > K and Grateloupia filicinia: Ca > Cl > P > Si > Na > Cr > K. Seasonal distribution of elemental composition in the seaweeds showed that most of the minerals were high during the summer followed post-monsoon and monsoon seasons. This could perhaps be due to an ambient concentration of these minerals was high during these seasons thereby facilitating their uptake by seaweeds.
Year
Volume
129
Pages
147-160
Physical description
Contributors
  • Division of Algal Biotechnology, Department of Botany, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar – 608 002, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Division of Algal Biotechnology, Department of Botany, Annamalai University, Anamalainagar – 608 002, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Division of Algal Biotechnology, Department of Botany, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar – 608 002, Tamil Nadu, India
References
  • [1] Darcy-Vrillon, B., 1993. Nutritional aspects of the developing use of marine macroalgae for the human food industry. Int. J. Food Sci. Nutr. 44: S23-S35
  • [2] Mabeau, S. and J. Fleurence, 1993. Seaweeds in food products; biochemical and nutritional aspects. Trends Food Sci. Technol. 4: 103-107
  • [3] Sivakumar, K. and R. Rangasamy. 1999. X-ray microanalysis of cell wall plastid and Floridean starch of Hypnea musciformis (Wulf.) Lamour (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Seaweed Res. Utiln. 1999. 21: 49-55
  • [4] Varadachari, V.V.R., V. Kesava Rao and D. Sengupta, 1987. Oceans and the Indian summer monsoon a review. Contributions in Marine Sciences, pp. 141-174
  • [5] Murthy, M.S., M. Bhattacharya and P. Radia, 1978. Ecological studies on the intertidal algae at Okha (India). Bot. Mar. 21: 381-386
  • [6] Thangaraj, G.S., V. Sivakumar, R. Chandran, R. Santhanam, B. Srikrishnadhas and K. Ramamoorthy, 1979. An environmental inventory of Portonovo coastal zone. Proc. Symp. Environ. Biol. 75-87
  • [7] Untawale, A.G., C.R.K. Reddy and G.V. Deshmukhe, 1989. Ecology of intertidal benthic algae of northern Karnataka coast. Indian J. Mar. Sci. 18: 73-81
  • [8] Stella Roslin, A. and S. Lazarus, 2001. Seasonal variations of environmental parameters in the Arockiapuram coast. Seaweed Res. Utiln. 23: 89-99
  • [9] Ramesh Kumar, M.R. and A.A. Fernandes, 1994. Variability of surface meteorological parameters over the Arabian Sea. Indian J. Mar. Sci. 23: 8-13
  • [10] Gouda, R. and R.C. Panigrahy, 1993. Monthly variations of some hydrographic parameters in the Rushikulya estuary, east coast of India. Mahasagar, 26: 73-85
  • [11] Jayasankar, R. and G. Kulandaivelu, 1999. Seasonal variation in the biochemical constituents of Gracilaria spp. with reference to growth. Indian J. Mar. Sci. 28: 464-466
  • [12] Munda, I.M. and V. Hudnik, 1991. Trace metal content in some seaweeds from the northern Adriatic. Bot. Mar. 34: 241-249
  • [13] Styron, C.E., T.M. Hagan, D.R. Campbell, J. Harvin, N.K. Whittenburg, G.A. Baughman, M.E. Bransford, W.H. Saunders, D.C. Williams, C. Woodle, N.K. Dixon and C.R. McNeill. 1976. Effect of temperature and salinity on growth and uptake of Zn-65 and Cs-137 for six marine algae. J. Mar. Biol. Assn. U.K., 56: 13-20
  • [14] De Boer, J.A., 1981. Nutrients. In: Lobban, C.S. and M.J. Wynne (eds.), The Biology of Seaweeds, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, pp. 359-391
  • [15] Foster, P., 1976. Concentration and concentration factors of heavy metals in brown algae. Environ. Poll. 10: 45-54
  • [16] Myklestad, S., I. Eide and S. Melsom, 1978. Exchange of heavy metals in Ascophyllum nodosum (L.) Lejol. In situ by means of transplantation experiments. Environ. Poll. 16: 277-284
  • [17] Eide, L., S. Myklestad and S. Melsom, 1980. Long term uptake and release of heavy metals by Ascopyllum nodosum (L.) Le Jol. (Phaeophyceae) in situ. Environ. Poll. Ser. A. Ecol. Biol. 23: 19-28
  • [18] Kremer, B.P. and I.M. Munda, 1982. Ecophysiological studies of the Adriatic seaweed Fucus versoides. Mar. Ecol. 3: 75-95
  • [19] Bhatt, S.D. and U. Negi, 1985. Physico-chemical features and phytoplankton population in a subtropical pond. Com. Physiol. Ecol. 10: 85-88
  • [20] Chan, H.M., 1989. Temporal and spatial fluctuations in trace metal concentration in transplanted mussels in Hong Kong. Mar. Poll. Bull. 20: 82-86
  • [21] Fadhila Larasanti, Rusky Intan Pratama, Kiki Haetami, Iis Rostini, The addition of seaweed flour (Kappaphycus alvarezii) and carrageenan on the preference level of freshwater pomfret meatballs. Scientific News of Pacific Region 3 (2019) 30-40
  • [22] Nadine M.S. Moubayed, Hadeel Jawad Al Houri, Manal, M. Al Khulaifi, Dunia, A. Al Farraj. Antimicrobial, antioxidant properties and chemical composition of seaweeds collected from Saudi Arabia (Red Sea and Arabian Gulf). Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences Volume 24, Issue 1, January 2017, Pages 162-169
  • [23] S. Kumar, Chandini P. Ganesan, N. Bhaskar. In vitro antioxidant activities of three selected brown seaweeds of India. Food Chemistry Volume 107, Issue 2, 15 March 2008, Pages 707-713
  • [24] Agadi, V., Bhosle, N. & Untawale, A. (2009). Metal Concentration in Some Seaweeds of Goa (India). Botanica Marina, 21(4), pp. 247-250. doi:10.1515/botm.1978.21.4.247
  • [25] Manoj Kumar, Puja Kumari, Nitin Trivedi, Mahendra K. Shukla, Vishal Gupta, C. R. K. Reddy, Bhavanath Jha. Journal of Applied Phycology October 2011, Volume 23, Issue 5, pp 797–810. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10811-010-9578-7
  • [26] Vanessa M. Skrzypczyk, Karen M. Hermon, Fernando Norambuena, Giovanni M. Turchini, Russell Keast, Alecia Bellgrove. Is Australian seaweed worth eating? Nutritional and sensorial properties of wild-harvested Australian versus commercially available seaweeds. Journal of Applied Phycology February 2019, Volume 31, Issue 1, pp 709–724
  • [27] Angell AR, Mata L, de Nys R, Paul NA (2016). The protein content of seaweeds: a universal nitrogen-to-protein conversion factor of five. J Appl Phycol 28: 511-524
  • [28] Besada V, Andrade JM, Schultze F, González JJ (2009). Heavy metals in edible seaweeds commercialised for human consumption. J Mar Syst 75: 305-313
Document Type
article
Publication order reference
Identifiers
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.psjd-74457547-d29e-4d10-8789-e6348e821fe0
JavaScript is turned off in your web browser. Turn it on to take full advantage of this site, then refresh the page.