genus Trichodesmium


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Noun1.genus Trichodesmium - a genus of blue-green algae
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
trichodesmium - large colonial bacterium common in tropical open-ocean waters; important in carbon and nitrogen fixation
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The presence of four diatom genera (Amphora, Cymbella, Navicula, and Nitzschia), a blue-green algae from the genus Trichodesmium, and colonies of the ciliated protozoan genus Epistylis, were recorded for the first time as epibionts for juvenile American crocodiles (Crocodylus acutus).
Cyanobacteria of the genus Trichodesmium are abundant in tropical and subtropical regions and significantly contribute to carbon and nitrogen fixation in these environments (1).