auxospore


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auxospore

(ˈɔːksəˌspɔː)
n
(Biology) a diatom cell before its silicaceous cell wall is formed
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No low-NE or High Generally rainfall moderate SE attained to winds higher moderate densities in NTs Rain Species Conditions Survey and observations Cold Group 1--surfers Abundant after Ressuspension frontal * Asterionellopsis rainfall events of auxospore passages, glacialis and cold fronts.
glacialis in the area, is perhaps a result of auxospores suspension or physical accumulation of vegetative cells (Villac and Noronha, 2008).
costatum observed in August 2006 could be ressuspension of auxospores and resting stages (Harris et al., 1998) from bottom sediments.
costatum, also a "mixer", was observed in high densities during August 2006 (austral winter) linked to strong N-NE winds, contrary to what has been previously reported, and suggesting an alteration in the temporal patterns of these species blooms, or the existence of local mechanisms for resuspension of resting stages and auxospores.
Auxospore formation of a giant diatom, Coscinodiscus wailesii (Bacillariophyceae), in culture.