periphytic


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periphytic

(ˌpɛrɪˈfɪtɪk)
adj
(Biology) biology of or pertaining to periphyton
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Variation in the abundance of periphytic algae in marine biofilms on glass surfaces submerged in the sea off Shin-Nagasaki Port, Nagasaki, Japan.
Periphytic desmids in Corumba reservoir, Goias, Brazil: genus Cosmarium Corda.
New York, NY, December 06, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Periphytic Biofilm, comprised of algae, bacteria and nutrients, is widespread in shallow water-sediment system.
Periphytic biofilm: A buffer for phosphorus precipitation and release between sediments and water.
The influence of the predation of tilapia (Oreochromis sp.) in the periphytic algae community structure in a tropical pisciculture pond.
However, the response of subarctic and Arctic lakes to excess nutrient inputs can be variable and less predictable than in temperate latitudes, with a notable absence of large cyanobacterial blooms (Schindler et al., 1974), a more subdued and delayed response in diatom taxa that favours periphytic types (Douglas and Smol, 2000), and increases in chironomid production only after climate-mediated reductions in ice cover (Antoniades et al., 2011).
In water bodies, POM consists of live planktonic, periphytic, and benthic microorganisms as well as dead organic matter that originates from the excrements and decay of various organisms.
is marked as 'fresh-brackish' because all three species are periphytic and characteristic of a 'fresh-brackish' environment.
Periphytic algae are one of the aquatic communities found in this ecosystem, with a high proportion of diatoms (Bacillariophyceae), especially in lotic environments.