trichodesmium


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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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(Trichodesmium erythraeum) with that found over large spaces in the Red Sea, and whence its name of Red Sea is derived.
Occurrence of a subsurface anticyclonic eddy, fronts, and Trichodesmium spp.
Trichodesmium, a bacteria found in seawater, transforms nitrogen into a substance that the algae can ingest.
Normally, the Red Sea is an intense blue-green; occasionally, however, it is populated by extensive blooms of the algae, Trichodesmium erythraeum, which, upon dying off, turn the sea a reddish brown color.
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clypeiis Cetacea Feresa atteimata Arthropoda Xenobalaims globicipitis Crocodylia Crocodylns Ochrophyta Amphora, Cymbella, Naricilla, Nitzschia, acutus Cyanobacteria Trichodesmium Ciliophora Epistylis Arthropoda Lepas anatifera, Chelonibia testiuiinaria Arthropoda Amphibalanus amphitrite, Cnidaria Actinaria Arthropoda Amblyomma dissimile Crocodyhis Arthropoda Amblyomma dissimile moreletii Caiman crocodihis Arthropoda Amblyomma dissimile chiapasms Basibionte Epibionte I Referencia Filo Testudines Lepidochelys Annelida p-c Hernandez- olivacea Arthropoda Vazquez & Valadez- Gonzalez 1998 Chor data Rhodophyta Annelida p-c Gamez-Vivaldo et al.
Although nauplii and copepodids of Miraciinae were thought to feed on Trichodesmium (Cyanobacteria) (Tokioka and Bieri 1966; Huys and Bottger-Schnack 1994; O'Neil and Roman 1994), gut content and stable isotope analyses (Eberl et al.
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.
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 2.5-5 [micro]m (1)