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plant growing in the sea, especially marine algae

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Invasion of macroalgae may cause ecological perturbations in
As part of a scientific task entitled Design and Implementation of Baseline Monitoring, scientists from the University of Queensland, CSIRO, Southern Cross University and Queensland EPA looked at the proportion of 15N and 14N in macroalgae, seagrass and mangrove samples near sewage treatment plants.
We also evaluated if the biomass of perennial or annual macroalgae could be a promising tool for the assessment of water quality.
We remain largely ignorant of the ecological roles of herbivores in the primary productivity of macroalgae as previous studies in aquatic ecosystems have generally assessed the impacts of herbivores on community composition (e.
Marine macroalgae as food for fishes: an evaluation of potential food quality.
Algal cover was estimated only for pool walls and consolidated bottom areas and refers exclusively to macroalgae.
Nuisance phytoplankton and macroalgae blooms block sunlight penetration which results in the loss of submerged aquatic vegetation.
This range in water temperatures gives the Texas coast a variation of macroalgae characteristic of both surrounding areas and the tropics.
The latter is mostly related to causing dominance of phytoplankton and macroalgae and thus smothering eelgrass (Short & Burdick, 1996; Hauxwell et al.
A shift in primary producers from eelgrass to macroalgae in
In many estuaries of North America, Europe, China, Australia, and likely other parts of the world, abundances of macroalgae have increased sharply during the latter half of the 1900's and into the 2000's.
Blooms of macroalgae (seaweeds) have also increased along the world's coastlines, and they often last longer than typical phytoplankton blooms.
for the coral trade) or suffocated (by runoff from deforested hillsides), massive coral death occurs, creating extensive substrates for the growth of macroalgae (Kohler and Kohler 1992).
As a result of the expeditionary activities, an exceptionally wide area of Eurasia was fully sampled, especially from the standpoint of resources for potential industrial use of red macroalgae containing gelling galactans of various structure and rheological properties.