Chlorophyta

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Chlorophyta

the green algae, which constitute the largest division of algae, ranging from microscopic unicellular forms which are nonmobile or have flagella (see FLAGELLUM), to large forms with a flattened THALLUS. Reproduction may be asexual (see CELL DIVISION, FRAGMENTATION, ZOOSPORE) or sexual (see ANISOGAMY, ISOGAMETE). They occur terrestrially in damp places such as tree trunks, in fresh water or in the marine environment.
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Domination of diatoms in spring and the increased proportion of small flagellates with a large variety of chlorophytes in summer are typical of streams and rivers of the temperate climate region (Reynolds et al.
Contribution of chlorophytes increased in October 2009 (11%) and February 2010 (19%) coincided with increased river discharge (Figure 2 and 6).
This trend is supported by studies run with the chlorophytes Dunaliella salina (Lamers et al.
Diatoms and chlorophytes were dominant members of the periphyton throughout the study period.
They also found cyanobacteria, chrysophytes and cryptophytes were dominant at times while dinoflagellates, chlorophytes and euglenoids appeared occasionally abundant, but were relatively minor components on an annual basis.
Ankistrodesmus, Actinastrum, Closterium, Coelastrum, and Pediastrum represented the chlorophytes.
Preliminary study of the composition and abundance of the phytoplankton and chlorophytes in laguna Ojo de Liebre, B.
the prymnesiophytes (38%), cryptophytes (20%), chlorophytes (14%), and
These conditions favor fast-growing oligohaline phytoplankton, such as chlorophytes (green algae).
Chlorophytes were very rare, and the whole cyanophyres we re nearly all Lyngbya spp.