planktonic algae


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Noun1.planktonic algae - unicellular algae
phytoplankton - photosynthetic or plant constituent of plankton; mainly unicellular algae
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Freshwater shrimps play an important role in the recycling of nutrients in the aquatic ecosystem especially in the processing of detritus, aquatic insects, polychaetes, other crustaceans, fish, mollusks and zooplankton, fragments of aquatic plants, planktonic algae and diatoms, and phytoplankton [1].
As the plants wither, they release phosphorous that allows planktonic algae to multiply, notably darkening the water.
The fish may feed directly on the planktonic algae, detrital / fungal flies, zooplankton and snails which feed on algae and detritus (Colman and Edwards, 1987).
The fish may feed directly on the planktonic algae, detritalfungal floes, or zooplankton and snails which feed on algae and detritus (Colman and Edwards, 1987).
Najaf / NINA / A PhD thesis for researcher Shaima Jabbar from the Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science at the University of Kufa, revealed on Monday ten kinds of planktonic algae are recorded for the first time in Iraq.
Morphological and physiological modifications of planktonic algae are nothing but adaptation mechanisms for its life in suspension (Reynolds, 1984), protection against herbivory (Wiltshire et al., 2003) or response to environment contrasts (Morales et al., 2002).
The present study also suggests the importance of substrate diversity for the community structure of periphytic algae in the upper Parana river floodplain, jointly influence of typically metaphytic and planktonic algae observed.
Their penchant for planktonic algae threatens to grossly imbalance whatever aquatic ecosystem they encounter.
The Marine planktonic algae Pseudo-nitzschia delicatissima, Thalassisira weissflogii, and Tetraselmis viridis are able to grow using urea and glycine as a sole source of nitrogen.