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Table 1 Abundance of crustose coralline algae on diverse reef flats in the southwestern Atlantic

From: Succession of crustose coralline red algae (Rhodophyta) on coralgal reefs exposed to physical disturbance in the southwest Atlantic

Place Relative abundance
Abrolhos reefs 32–79 % in Figueiredo (1997); 4–36 % in Villaça and Pitombo (1997); 2–15 % in Figueiredo and Steneck (2002); 3–40 % in Figueiredo (2006); 10–20 % in Tâmega and Figueiredo (2007)
Rocas Atoll 36–60 % in Gherardi and Bosence (2001); 30–50 % in Villas Boas et al. (2005)
Coroa Vermelha and Ponta Grande 30–40 % in Costa et al. (2002)
Recife de Fora (studied site) 30–49 % in present work