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ALGAE 2008;23(1): 63-69. doi: https://doi.org/10.4490/algae.2008.23.1.063
Distribution of Aerial Algae and Biological Classes in Five Stone Cultural Properties of Korea
An Suk Lim and Ok-Min Lee*
Department of Biology, Kyonggi University, Suwon 443-760, Korea
*Corresponding Author  Email: omlee@kyonggi.ac.kr
ABSTRACT
The purpose of research was to find aerial algae and to investigate the change of color in each class of photosynthetic pigments in five stone cultural properties of Korea. It turned out to be a total of 29 taxa, including as 26 species, 1 variety and 2 unidentified species. Among them, Haplaosiphon fontinalis and Stigonema turfaceum were found to be newly recorded species of Korea. The average Chl-a concentration from the change of color in the stone cultural properties increased as its class; however, the class 5 showed lower values than the class 4, which was shown in previous studies. From the studies of algal distribution, chlorophytes appeared earlier than cyanophytes in stone cultural properties of algal infestation. Also, 50% or more of the five stone cultural properties already appeared to have bio-pollution.
Key words: aerial algae, biological class, Haplaosiphon fontinalis, Stigonema turfaceum


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