Cyanophyceae


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Related to Cyanophyceae: Chlorophyceae, Myxophyceae
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Noun1.Cyanophyceae - photosynthetic bacteria found in fresh and salt water, having chlorophyll a and phycobilins; once thought to be algae: blue-green algae
Cyanophyta, division Cyanophyta - prokaryotic organisms sometimes considered a class or phylum or subkingdom; coextensive with the Cyanophyceae: cyanobacteria (blue-green algae)
blue-green algae, cyanobacteria - predominantly photosynthetic prokaryotic organisms containing a blue pigment in addition to chlorophyll; occur singly or in colonies in diverse habitats; important as phytoplankton
family Nostocaceae, Nostocaceae - blue-green algae
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Whereas Cyanophyceae (37 spp.), Dinophyceae (8 spp.), Creptophyceae (8 spp.), Chrysophyceae (3 spp.) and Euglinophyceae (one sp.) were infrequently.
The isolated species had various shapes and sizes and belonged to Cyanophyceae, Chlorodendrophyceae, Xanthophyceae, and Bacillariophyceae (Table 1).
Biodiversity of Cyanophyceae from Amaravati Dam of Dhule district (Maharashtra).
Of these 188, 61 taxa belonged to the class Bacillariophyceae, 24 Chlorophyceae, 7 Chrysophyceae, 4 Cryptophyceae, 34 Cyanophyceae, 9 Euglenophyceae, 6 Oedogoniophyceae, 1 Rhodophyceae, 6 Xanthophyceae and 36 Zygnemaphyceae.
Frequency of occurrence of Lyngbya and Oscilatoria (Cyanophyceae) was 50.9%, Diatoma (Bacillariophyceae) was 28.8%, while 20.3% phytoplanktons remained unidentified due to their partially digested state.
chlorophyceae, bacillariophyceae, cyanophyceae, euglenophyceae, dinophyceae.
Ultrastructural aspects of the symbiosis between two species of the genus Aphanocapsa (Cyanophyceae) and Ircinia variabilis.