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Noun1.trichodesmium - large colonial bacterium common in tropical open-ocean waterstrichodesmium - large colonial bacterium common in tropical open-ocean waters; important in carbon and nitrogen fixation
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
genus Trichodesmium - a genus of blue-green algae
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Croix in the Caribbean to try to get Trichodesmium into culture.
Trichodesmium is a type of cyanobacteria that does something called nitrogen fixation - it uses nitrogen gas to make ammonia and other byproducts that certain marine life rely on to survive.
Naviculaceae Richelia Tecossoma intracellularis Pleurosigma aestuarii Katagnymene Euphausidae pelagica Cylindroteca closterium Trichodesmium Hyperidae erythraeum Nitzschia longissima Trichodesmium Decapoda hildebrandtii Pseudo-nitzschia-complex Trichodesmium Fish eggs delicatissima sp.
Use of Degenerate Oligonucleotides for Amplification of the nifH Gene from the Marine Cyanobacterium Trichodesmium thiebautii.
Bloom of Trichodesmium (Oscillatoriales, Phormidiaceae) and seasonality of potentially harmful phytoplankton in San Pedro Bay, Leyte, Philippines
Cyanophyte filament (32); Pseudanabaena (26); Picocyanophyte (10); Synechococcus (5); Synechocystis (5); Cyanophyte cell pair (5); Phormidium (4); Lyngbya (3); Trichodesmium (3); Aphanothece (1); Johannesbaptistia (1); Komvophoron (1); Cyanophyte colony (1); Cyanophyte unicell, sphere 2.
Large diatoms and blue-green alga Trichodesmium were fairly abundant, with the large dinoflagellates less significant [28].
The genera Trichodesmium, Synechococcus, and Richelia have frequently been observed as extensive blooms in the surface waters of the oligotrophic ocean where the seawater temperature of the surface mixed layer is generally higher than 25 [degrees]C.
in the abundance of Trichodesmium and nitrogen fixation
Hawser S, O'Neil J, Roman M, Codd G (1992) Toxicity of blooms of the cyanobacterium Trichodesmium to zooplankton.
In Marine Pelagic Cyanobacteria: Trichodesmium and Other Diazotrophs (Carpenter, E.