diatom

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microscopic unicellular marine or freshwater colonial alga having cell walls impregnated with silica

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As espacies de Diatomaceae dominantes na fase de aguas altas, provavelmente, estao mais adaptadas aos efeitos perturbatorios (RODRIGUES, 1998), enquanto em aguas baixas, a comunidade a menos resistente e fortemente influenciada pela comunidade fitoplanctonica e epipalica (RODRIGUES, 1998; RODRIGUES; BICUDO, 2004).
Entretanto, mudancas no regime hidrologico do rio Parana podem influenciar a disponibilidade de alimento, principalmente alguns generos de Diatomaceae como Melosira sp.
On some of the rarer of undescribed species of Diatomaceae.
Notice of the new forros and varieties of known forros occurring in the diatomaceous earth of Mull; with remarks on the classification of the Diatomaceae.
The diatomaceae were represented mainly by the species Aulacoseira granulata Ehr (85-859 org/mL in the dry season and 35-566 org/mL in the rainy season), Amphora sp.