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

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Nevertheless, in our opinion there are too few direct studies on the impact of river flow alteration on land-sea silica fluxes due to alterations in diatom ecology.
Although there is currently no published scientific evidence to suggest this diatom has adversely affected salmonids in California or elsewhere, we initiated our study to provide preliminary information on the effects of didymo under bloom conditions to benthic macroinvertebrates that serve as potential forage for juvenile Chinook salmon and steelhead.
Most of the clay-stones from the Diatom series are poor source facies for gas.
In Asia, a few studies have focused on the benthic diatom index.
Is there any difference other than size between two diatom daughter cells, and if so, which daughter cell does better?
A microparticulate diet containing Spirulina powder induced settlement of Haliotis discus discus at a similar rate to a living diatom film (Stott et al.
The objective of this study was to create a baseline inventory of diatom species inhabiting unique temporary tipup pools from an old growth forest remnant in the Illinoian tillplain of southeastern Indiana.
Some types of diatoms known as red tides, for example, can be harmful to underwater ecosystems.
Key words: Trophic Diatom Index, Shannon Biodiversity Index, diatoms, reference site, morphological characteristics
The changes seen in algal blooms - shifting from dinoflagellate to diatom algaes - could mean a build-up of toxins on feeder organisms.
Findings of a study on the distribution of non-marine diatom - freshwater algae - populations in the streams of Socotra Island, Yemen, has been published in the Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals "Qscience Connect".
According to the CBN, a franchised store in Red Star Macalline Furniture Mall at Shenzhen sold fake "Hilton" furniture and another franchise store located in Qingdao in Shandong province was found selling fake diatom mud, a decorative wall material.
We examined Diatom Cymbella cistula and Cymbella ventricosa isolated from two different environments.
At this time we see the sites in the macrophyte beds shift from an euglenophyte to diatom dominated community.