Maximum depth of photosynthesizing alga/plants

Value 268 meters
Organism Red algae
Reference Lars Olof Bjorn, Effect of back reactions in the S-cycle on photosynthesis in very weak light, Photosynthesis Research 46: 203-206, 1995. DOI: 10.1007/BF00020431 p.203 left column top paragraph
Primary Source Littler MM, Littler DS, Blair SM, Norris JN. Deepest known plant life discovered on an uncharted seamount. Science. 1985 Jan 4 227(4682):57-9. AND Littler, MM, Littler DS and Hanisak MD ( 1991 ) Deepwater rhodolith distribution, productivity, and growth history at sites of formation and subsequent degradation. J Exp Mar Biol Ecol 150:163-182PubMed ID17810025
Comments In the Carribean
Entered by Uri M
ID 107740