macrobiota


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macrobiota

/mac·ro·bi·o·ta/ (-bi-ōt´ah) the macroscopic living organisms of a region.macrobiot´ic

macrobiota

From the Greek macro (large) and bio (life), a generic term for living organisms (e.g., flora and fauna of a region) that are large enough to be seen with the naked eye.

macrobiota

(măk″rō-bī-ō′tă)
The macroscopic living organisms, flora and fauna, of an area.
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Profound declines have been reported in most native aquatic macrobiota, yet the potential loss of species diversity represented by the floodplain microfauna `seedbank', has hardly been addressed.
This technique allows us simultaneously to exclude macrobiota and to quantify their effects on the benthic depositional environment, without the artifact of high sedimentation that accompanies the use of cage exclosures.
Green spaces can also enhance the biodiversity of the living environment at both macrobiota and microbiota scales, which in turn has been inversely associated with dysfunctions of the immune system such as atopy (Hanski et al.
Subsequent interactions of macrobiota with these microbial films lead, within days and weeks, to the attachment and growth of invertebrates and algae, which account for most of the hydrodynamic drag associated with biofouling (Schultz, 2007).
Pringle CM, Freeman MC, Freeman JB (2000) Regional effects of hydrologic alterations on riverine macrobiota in the new world: tropical--temperate comparisons.
La rica microbiota y macrobiota del tropico, puede ser responsable de la variada patologia tropical.
Also, electric fences are not washed out by high discharge, allowing direct examination of the interaction of abiotic factors with natural densities of macrobiota.
Recruitment patterns revealed in the present study show that cyclostomes are best positioned, not just amongst the bryozoans, but also throughout encrusting macrobiota, to exploit newly available habitats.
Less than 30 % of the modern marine macrobiota has a significant fossilization potential in temperate areas (see Conway Morris 1986).
Also, a growing number of studies have shown that stream macrobiota such as fishes and shrimps can play a major role in shaping the benthic community through feeding and/or removing sediments (e.
For both microbes and macrobiota, much more information is needed linking diversity and functional attributes of microbes.