Pyrrophyta


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Related to Pyrrophyta: phylum Pyrrophyta, Euglenophyta, Chrysophyta
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Noun1.Pyrrophyta - a division of lower plants comprising unicellular and biflagellate algae that form starchy compounds
kingdom Monera, kingdom Prokaryotae, Monera, Prokayotae - prokaryotic bacteria and blue-green algae and various primitive pathogens; because of lack of consensus on how to divide the organisms into phyla informal names are used for the major divisions
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
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Some phytoplankton such as phylum Diatom, phylum Pyrrophyta, and phylum Chrysophyta can be harvested as bait for aquaculture, and some zooplankton such as jellyfish, krill, and Acetes can be harvested for human food.
Dinoflagelados (Pyrrophyta) del Archipielago Los Roques (Venezuela): F ami lias Prorocentraceae y Ostreopsidaceae.
Cyan: Cyanophyta, Chlo: Chlorophyta, Baci: Bacillariophyta, Eugl: Euglenophyta, Cryp: Cryptophyta, Pyrr: Pyrrophyta, Chry: Chrysophyta, Xant: Xanthophyta.
Any of numerous groups of chlorophyll containing, mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms ranging from microscopic single celled forms to multi-cellular forms 100 feet (30 meters) or more long, distinguished from plants by the absence of true roots, stems, and leaves and by a lack of Non- reproductive cells in the reproductive structures: classifiedinto the six phyla Euglenophyta, Crysophyta, Pyrrophyta, Chlorophyta, Phaeophyta, and Rhodophyta.
[31.] Nwankwo DI (1997) A first list of dinoflagellates (Pyrrophyta) from Nigerian coastal waters (creeks, estuaries, lagoons) Pol.
These amounts may vary according to the fertilization regime and environmental conditions (temperature and salinity), which can favor undesirable blooms of Pyrrophyta and Cyanobacteria (Campos et al, 2007).
However, there were only 2 species (genus) for Pyrrophyta, 2 species (genus) for Xanthophyta, and 3 species (genus) for Chrysophyta, accounting for 2.6%, 2.6%, and 3.8% of the total number of algae, respectively, (Figure 2(a)).