chroococcales


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chro·o·coc·cales

(krō'ō-kok'al-ēz), [genus]
A class of cyanobacteria in which the cells are solitary or colonial.
[Chroococcus fr. G. chrōs, chroos, color, + coccus]
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Planktic Cyanobacteria from Sao Paulo State, Brazil: Chroococcales. Revista Brasileira de Botanica 27(2):213-227.
Order Chroococcales with 5 representatives showed their highest count during July while order Nostocales with four representatives showed a peak in August.
Durante el mes de marzo de 1999, en el Lago del Planetario se produjo la mortandad de patos y peces que lo habitaban al mismo tiempo que se registro una muy importante floracion de Microcystis aeruginosa Kuetzing (Cyanophyta, Chroococcales), alga potencialmente toxica por su produccion de microcistina.