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periphyton

(pə-rĭf′ĭ-tŏn′)
n.
The collection of organisms, such as algae and bacteria, that live on the surface of submerged plants and other underwater objects.
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Use of periphytic cyanobacterium and mixed diatoms coated substrate for improving water quality, survival and growth of Penaeus monodon Fabricius postlarvae.
Changes in the structure and metabolic activities of periphytic communities in a stream receiving treated sewage from a waste stabilization pond.
According to a new research published in Water Resources Research, Yongqiu Xia, an Associate Professor in the Institute of Soil Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, along with his team revealed the secret between periphytic Biofilm and denitrification process.
Effects of methylmercury and inorganic mercury on periphytic diatom communities in freshwater indoor microcosms.
The most abundant species is periphytic Fragilaria heidenii and it reaches 30-75% of the total diatom sum.
Periphytic algae were collected from the sixth or seventh plant internode of submerged mature petioles of Eichhorniaazurea (Sw.) Kunthas recommended by Schwarzbold (1990).
Shariff, "Evaluation of indigenous marine periphytic Amphora, Navicula and Cymbella grown on substrate as feed supplement in Penaeus monodon postlarval hatchery system," Aquaculture Nutrition, vol.
"Depth distribution and ecological preferences of periphytic algae in Kenyir Lake, the largest tropical reservoir of Malaysia".
In addition, to analyze relations among environmental variables and bacterial composition, we performed multivariate analyzes with planktonic and periphytic bacteria using the software CANOCO (Ter Braak, 1986).
Production performance of Labeo calbasu (Hamilton) in polyculture with three Indian major carps Catla catla (Hamilton), Labeo rohita (Hamilton) and Cirrhinus mrigala (Hamilton) with provision of fertilizers, feed and periphytic substrate as varied inputs.
An approach to identifying potential surrogates of periphytic ciliate communities for monitoring water quality of coastal waters.