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Philippine Journal of Science Vol. 151 No. S1
Special Issue on Philippine Marine Botanical Research


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About This Special Issue
Caesar A. Saloma

Guest Editors' Foreword
Put O. Ang Jr. and Marco Nemesio Montaño

National Scientist Gavino C. Trono Jr.
Put O. Ang Jr. and Marco Nemesio Montaño


The Gregorio T. Velasquez Phycological Herbarium (MSI): a Legacy and National Heritage

Edna T. Ganzon-Fortes and Wilfred John E. Santiañez

Chemical Composition and Bioactive Properties of 𝘚𝘢𝘳𝘨𝘢𝘴𝘴𝘶𝘮 𝘢𝘲𝘶𝘪𝘧𝘰𝘭𝘪𝘶𝘮 (Turner) C. Agardh and Its Potential for Pharmaceutical Application
Eldrin DLR. Arguelles and Arsenia B. Sapin

α-Glucosidase Inhibitors from the Bark Extract of Ethno-antidiabetic 𝘊𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘰𝘱𝘴 𝘵𝘢𝘨𝘢𝘭 (Perr.) C.B. Rob
Bernard S. Canusa, Ivan L. Lawag, Oliver B. Villaflores, Vitthal D. Wagh, Michal Korinek, Yi-Hong Tsai, Fang-Rong Chang, and Ma. Alicia M. Aguinaldo

Molecular Phylogeny of Three Unarmored Dinoflagellates from Masinloc Bay, Zambales, Central Luzon, with a Description of the Morphology of 𝘎𝘺𝘮𝘯𝘰𝘥𝘪𝘯𝘪𝘶𝘮 𝘤𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘢𝘵𝘶𝘮 H.W.Graham
Garry A. Benico and Rhodora V. Azanza

Use and Distribution of 𝘉𝘢𝘯𝘨𝘪𝘢 cf. 𝘧𝘶𝘴𝘤𝘰𝘱𝘶𝘳𝘱𝘶𝘳𝘦𝘢 (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) in the Northern Philippines

Glenn Cedrick V. Gamus, Richard V. Dumilag, and Sandra L. Yap

Residence Time Models and 𝘗𝘺𝘳𝘰𝘥𝘪𝘯𝘪𝘶𝘮 Blooms in Matarinao and Murcielagos Bays
Sanny David P. Lumayno, Garry A. Benico, Aletta T. Yñiguez, Irene D. Alabia, Ian Quino D.G. Fernandez, Rex Delsar B. Dianala, Rhodora V. Azanza, and Cesar L. Villanoy

Early Studies of Marine Microalgae in the Philippines
Milagrosa R. Martinez-Goss

Growth and Carrageenan Quality of Sporophyte and Gametophyte of the Commercially Important Red Seaweed 𝘒𝘢𝘱𝘱𝘢𝘱𝘩𝘺𝘤𝘶𝘴 𝘢𝘭𝘷𝘢𝘳𝘦𝘻𝘪𝘪
Maria Rovilla J. Luhan, Jonalyn P. Mateo, and Hananiah Sollesta-Pitogo

Macrophyte Diversity and Conservation Values of the Verde Island Passage, Philippines
Najeen Arabelle M. Rula, Khay Ann J. Ramos-Danila, Jovy Ann Patchicoy Valera, John Matthew H. Arcega, and Jayvee Ablaña Saco

Marine Benthic Algal Composition after 45 Years in an Urbanized Bay in Cebu, Philippines
Dan Anthony U. Bataan, Paul John L. Geraldino, Judith R. Silapan, and Lawrence M. Liao

Community Structure of Periphytic Diatoms in Early-stage Marine Biofilms in a Mariculture-impacted Area
Jerwin G. Baure, Maria Lourdes San Diego-McGlone, and Marie Antonette Juinio-Meñez

Tracking Iodine Decrease in Commercially Sold 𝘊𝘢𝘶𝘭𝘦𝘳𝘱𝘢 𝘳𝘢𝘤𝘦𝘮𝘰𝘴𝘢 (Forsskål) J. Agardh during Storage
Kathleen Amor R. Berones and Leni G. Yap-Dejeto

Seagrass Factor in Climate Change Mitigation in the Philippines
Miguel D. Fortes

Linking Thallus Morphology with P-I Curves of 50 Macrobenthic Algae from Bolinao, Pangasinan, Philippines
Jayvee Ablaña Saco and Edna T. Ganzon-Fortes

Marine Benthic Algae Assessment in the Eastern Samar Islands (Homonhon, Sulu-an, and Manicani), Philippines
Jhaydee Ann F. Pascual, Ken Joseph Clemente, Raul Angeles Jr., Luisito T. Evangelista, and Lawrence M. Liao

Phytoplankton Composition during a Period of the Red Tide Bans in 2017 in Irong-Irong Bay, Western Samar, Philippines
Fatima Mae P. Folio and Leni Yap-Dejeto

Phylogenetic Study of Sargassum polycystum (Sargassaceae, Ochrophyta) in Eastern Samar, Philippines Based on the Nuclear rDNA Sequences
Richard V. Dumilag, Leni G. Yap-Dejeto, Melodina Fabillo, and Marilou Sison-Mangus

Diversity of Coastal Phytoplankton in Balayan Bay, Batangas, Philippines
Luisito T. Evangelista, Jhaydee Ann F. Pascual, and Milagrosa R. Martinez-Goss