Bacillariophyceae


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Noun1.Bacillariophyceae - marine and freshwater eukaryotic algae: diatomsBacillariophyceae - marine and freshwater eukaryotic algae: diatoms
Chrysophyta, division Chrysophyta - mostly freshwater eukaryotic algae having the chlorophyll masked by brown or yellow pigment; yellow-green and golden-brown algae and diatoms: Xanthophyceae, Chrysophyceae, Bacillariophyceae; some classification systems superseded or subsumed by Heterokontophyta
diatom - microscopic unicellular marine or freshwater colonial alga having cell walls impregnated with silica
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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An unrelated study, UCA-CIDEA (Hernandez, 2002), reported diatoms, amoebae and other organisms in Nicaraguan local estuary systems and fish rearing ponds with prevalence of Bacillariophyceae, Chlorophyceae, Cyanophyceae and Dinoflagellidae species.
The genus Chaetoceros belonging to the class Bacillariophyceae is one of the largest genera of marine planktonic diatoms, and it is widely distributed around the world, with approximately 400 described species (Spaulding & Edlund, 2008).
The diatom Gomphonema Ehremberg (Bacillariophyceae) is conspicuous in karstwater stream biofilms as these diatoms exhibit calcite precipitation around their stalks (Winsborough & Golubic, 1987).
In gut, microalgae of Bacillariophyceae were 60, 81 and 61% among total microalgae in gut content of Tilapia, Milkfish and Glassfish, respectively.
El genero Navicula sensu stricto (Bacillariophyceae) en humedales de altura de Jujuy, Argentina.
(APM, PRT, Nitzschia, sp.nov., Anat, Bacillariophyceae, SisM).
El phylum Chlorophyta presento la mayor riqueza especifica, con un 34.1% del total de especies, seguida de Bacillariophyta con un 31.88% del total de especies, siendo la clase Bacillariophyceae la de mayor aporte a este porcentaje.
(21.) Gallagher JC (1980) Population genetics of Skeletonema costatum (Bacillariophyceae) in Narragansett Bay.
Periphytic algae are one of the aquatic communities found in this ecosystem, with a high proportion of diatoms (Bacillariophyceae), especially in lotic environments.