Cyanophyta


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Related to Cyanophyta: Chlorophyta, Blue Green Algae
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Noun1.Cyanophyta - prokaryotic organisms sometimes considered a class or phylum or subkingdom; coextensive with the Cyanophyceae: cyanobacteria (blue-green algae)
division Eubacteria - one-celled monerans having simple cells with rigid walls and (in motile types) flagella
class Cyanobacteria, class Cyanophyceae, Cyanophyceae - photosynthetic bacteria found in fresh and salt water, having chlorophyll a and phycobilins; once thought to be algae: blue-green algae
division - (biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category
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Las vesiculas contenian los siguientes grupos de zooplancton: rotiferos, cladoceros, copepodos, anelidos, rizopodos, e insectos; y las siguientes divisiones de fitoplancton: Bacillariophyta, Chlorophyta, Cyanophyta y Euglenophyta.
The Chrysophyta, mainly diatoms, were the most abundant (56 % of the total), followed by Clorophyta (29 %), Cyanophyta (11 %) and Cryptophyta (4 %).
60.4% (58) belonged to the Rhodophyta, 19.79% (19) to the Phaeophyta, 16.6% (16) to the Chlorophyta and 3.1% (3) to the Cyanophyta; 49 species (50.5%) were found only in one month, while Heterosiphonia crispella was found in all of the sampled months.
Dentro de las algas unicelulares predominaron diatomeas (division Chrysophyta) y en menor grado euglenas (Euglenophyta); entre las algas filamentosas se presentaron algas verdes y algas verdeazules (Divisiones Chlorophyta y Cyanophyta, respectivamente).
Key words: Cyanobacteria, Cyanophyta, pollution, water quality, bioindicators, waste water, blue-green algae.
magdalenae (n = 89) in the reservoir El Guajaro Division / Phylum Orden Fitoplancton Cyanobacteria Nostocales Oscillatoriales Cyanophyta Chlorophyta Chlorellales Bacillariophyta Fragilariales Aulacoseirales Heterokontophyta Naviculales Zooplancton Rotifera Ploima Arthropoda-Crustaceos Cladocera Calanoida Cyclopoida Rest.
This may be due to low population of Cyanophyta in winter as compared to summer, which is not favored by Daphnia species, as reported by Kiss (2002).
The effluent of the phytoplancton was represented by the groups Bacillariophyta, Chlorophyta, Euglenophyta, Cyanophyta, Cryptophyta and Dinophyta.