periphyton


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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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Legend: AqCom: aquatic community (entire aquatic community); Ma: macrophytes; Ph: phytoplankton; Zoo: Zooplankton; In.: invertebrates; Ver.: vertebrates; Ot: others interactions between macrophytes and other components such as phytoplankton, periphyton and fish.
Antimicrobials used Application penicillin Trichomonas foetus (protozoan) * Trichomonas foetus (protozoan) penicillin Trichomonas foetus (protozoan) penicillin Protozoan * Phytoplankton community * Nematode penicillin, dihydrostreptomycin Euglena gracilis (protozoan) aureomycin + oxytetracycline hydrochloride * + penicillin streptomycin Ca[Cl.sub.2] + penicillin Nitzschia closterium (periphyton) penicillin Phytoplankton community penicillin + streptomycin Euglena gracilis (protozoan) nystatin Phytoplankton community penicillin + streptomycin Sardinops caerulea, Gadus callarias, Pleuronichthys sp.
Comparison of usefulness of three types of artificial substrata (glass, wood and plastic) when studying settlement patterns of periphyton in lakes of different trophic status.
Influence of underwater light climate on periphyton and phytoplankton communities in shallow lakes from the Pampa plain (Argentina) with contrasting steady states.
The substrate-based aquaculture systems aim to develop plenty of algae and bacteria biofilms (periphyton) on any submersible surfaces present in the rearing water (Schrader, Green, & Perschbacher, 2011).
Fanta, "Resource synergy in stream periphyton communities," Journal of Ecology, vol.
The substrates promote the development of periphyton, increasing primary production and natural food for the prawns (Azim et al.
Invading Crayfish in a Michigan Stream: Direct and Indirect Effects on Periphyton and Macroinvertebrates.