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Describe the various types of sexual reproduction observed in algae.

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Sexual reproduction in algae are of three type:

1. Isogamy: Fusion of morphologically and Physiologically similar gametes 

E.g. Ulothrix. 

2. Anisogamy: Fusion of either morphologically or physiologically dissimilar gametes 

E.g. Pandorina 

3. Oogamy: Fusion of both morphologically and physiologically dissimilar gametes. 

E.g. Sargassum.

The life cycle shows distinct alternation of generation.

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