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Related to cryptomonad: Cryptophyta, phylum Cryptophyta
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Noun1.cryptomonad - common in fresh and salt water appearing along the shore as algal blooms
alga, algae - primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves
class Cryptophyceae, Cryptophyceae - motile usually brownish-green protozoa-like algae
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If not fully conclusive, available evidence on the subject based mainly on flow cytometry seems to support the second possibility: In a series of experiments with seven species of bivalves fed a mixture of microalgae (a dinoflagellate, a diatom, and a cryptomonad flagellate), Shumway et al.
Control fish cultures were treated identically, except that they received similar addition of only residual cryptomonad culture without P.
Cell concentrations of the laboratory cryptomonad cultures were determined by in vivo fluorescence using a calibrated fluorometer (Sequoia-Turner Model 450, Turner Designs, Sunnyvale, California).
Superimposed upon this scenario were the activities of eukaryotes that were acquiring plastids by tertiary endosymbiosis from the green algal, cryptomonad, chromophyte, and haptophyte lineages (1), and others that were apparently losing the capacity to photosynthesize, while retaining vestigial plastids (e.
pectinata competent to produce diapausing amictic eggs in natural populations should produce them when their preferred cryptomonad food is randomly or evenly dispersed and decreases in concentration, or when it is patchy and they move from patches of high concentration to those of lower concentration.
Rapid changes in cryptomonad abundance are common (Stewart and Wetzel 1986).
EFL GTPase in cryptomonads and the distribution of EFL and EF-1[alpha] in chromalveolates.