Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Marine Botany


Special Thanks

I would like to thank a number of people for their generous help on the production of this web site.  Judith Connor, MBARI, for her knowledge, attitude, tremendous effort, and care.  Caren Braby, HMS, for all of her help in the lab.  Jim Watanabe, HMS, and Sue Lisin, Monterey Bay Aquarium, for the aerial data from their work on population dynamics of giant kelp.  Ben Hale, HMS, for his help with strength tests and imaging software.

Literature Cited

Bold HC, Wynne M J, Introduction to the Algae. Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs: 1978.

Connor J, Baxter C, Kelp Forest.  Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation, Monterey:  1989.

Gilbert M. Smith Herbarium, GMS, Hopkins Marine Station, Pacific Grove, CA.

Graham MH, Harrold C, Lisin S, Light K, Watanabe JM, Foster MS (1997) Population dynamics of giant kelp Macrocystis pyrifera along a wave exposure gradient.  Mar Ecol Prog Ser 148: 269-279.

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