Nereocystis


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Related to Nereocystis: Macrocystis, bull kelp, Postelsia

Ne`re`o`cys´tis


prop. n.1.(Bot.) A genus of gigantic seaweeds.
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The years 2014 and 2015 were characterized by warm ocean temperatures peaking in July and poor bull kelp Nereocystis growth which may have led to poor food conditions for mature adults.
This is in contrast to other temperate algae, such as the kelps Nereocystis luetkeana and Alaria marginata, which can produce new blade tissue at rates of 4-14 cm per day (Kain, 1987; Maxell and Miller, 1996; McConnico and Foster, 2005).
The book consists of five detailed chapters on ecosystem-based management of marine microalgae and the bull kelp Nereocystis leutkeana, the ecology and management of temperate mangroves, the exploitation and conservation of precious corals, the biology of vestimentiferan tubeworms, and historical reconstruction of human-induced changes in US estuaries.
We analyzed aerial photographs taken in summer/fall of 1969-91 and 1997-98 to determine the effects of the Diablo Canyon Power Plant thermal discharge on the surface canopies of giant kelp, Macrocystis, and bull kelp, Nereocystis.
There are also giant phaeophytes, such as Nereocystis luetkeana, which floats by a single, very large spherical air-bladder located between the fronds and the robust stipe, or the immense Macrocystis, several tens of meters long.
Flow, flapping and photosynthesis of Nereocystis luetkeana: a functional comparison of undulate and fiat blade morphologies.
Photosynthetic and light-independent carbon fixation in Macrocystis, Nereocystis, and some selected Pacific Laminariales.
By consuming macroalgae-eating invertebrates, such as sea urchins and abalone, sea otters play an important role in the preservation and health of the Macrocystis and Nereocystis kelp stands, which are the nursery of much larval and juvenile fish and invertebrate life of near-shore northern Pacific coast ecosystems.
I intone scientific nomenclature as if reciting fragments of lost poems: Nereocystis luetkeana.
fistulosa, Nereocystis leutkeana, and rarely Macrocystis integrifolia) in southeast Alaska.
In the San Juan Islands of Washington, Vadas (1977) found Nereocystis luetkeana to be most preferred, followed by Costaria costata and Laminaria saccharina; two species of Agarum were actively avoided.
Abalone were held in culture tanks that received 20-[micro]m-filtered, 8-14[degrees]C, ~30 PSU seawater, and were fed ad libitum naturally occurring benthic diatoms and macroalgae Nereocystis leutkeana and Palmaria mollis.