Bacillariophyceae


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Bacillariophyceae

the diatoms, a class within the division Chrysophyta. They are unicellular and occur in both marine and freshwater environments; their silicified cell walls are preserved in diatomaceous earth and peat. Diatoms are one of the most important PRIMARY PRODUCERS in the sea and are responsible for the formation of petroleum deposits.
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La diversidad de microalgas y cianobacterias en cursos de agua es importante para conocer el impacto antropogenico causado por el vertimiento de residuos solidos y desagues domesticos; algunas especies de los generos Navicula y Nitzschia dentro del grupo de las Bacillariophyceae confirman esta posicion.
Durante los dos periodos predomino el consumo de microalgas Bacillariophyceae (Seca: 40.
West X Closterium moniliferum X X Ehrenberg ex Ralfs Bacillariophyceae Amphora ovalis (Kutzing) X Kutzing Bacillaria paxilifera X X X (O.
The main phytoplankton groups recorded were Bacillariophyceae (diatoms) Cyanophyceae (blue-green algae) and Euglenophyceae (euglenophytes).
Las especies sometidas a estudio fueron Navicula germanopolonica Witkowski & Lange Bertalot (Lange-Bertalot 1993) y Amphora sp, diatomeas bentonicas pertenecientes a la Clase Bacillariophyceae, aisladas en Cuba de los tanques de reproductores del Centro de Produccion de Postlarvas de Camaron "Yaguacam", en la provincia de Cienfuegos.
Variacion Espacio Temporal de la familia Bacillariophyceae (Diatomeas) en 500 anos de Evolucion del Humedal Jaboque, Engativa, Cundinamarca, Colombia.
Bacillariophyceae, Order Pennales, presented Gomphonema and Eunotia as the most representative genera regarding the number of taxa.
The study revealed the presence of a total of 38 genera of phytoplankton, out of which 16 belonged to class Chlorophyceae, 13 to Bacillariophyceae and 9 to Cyanophyceae (Table-1).