What’s new in marine botany of the Eastern Mediterranean?

Christos I. Katsaros, Sotiris Orfanidis, Frithjof Kuepper* (Corresponding Author)

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This Editorial provides a topical review of East Mediterranean phycology and seagrass biology, with a special focus on the outcomes of the multi-year project “Brown algal biodiversity and ecology in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea” supported by the TOTAL Foundation. Following a general overview of East Mediterranean seaweed biogeography and taxonomy, the review covers seagrasses, deep-water (circalittoral) macroalgal diversity, pathogens and algal defence, human impacts and biotic indices, alien species as well as the papers of this special issue
Original languageEnglish
JournalBotanica Marina
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 11 Jul 2022


  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Greece
  • seagrasses
  • seaweeds
  • Turkey


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