phycologist


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phycologist

[fēkol′əjist]
a person who specializes in the study of algae. Also called algologist.
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For phycologists and protozoologists, as well as for ecologists or managers involved with wetland systems, this elegantly prepared, beautifully illustrated book (at a surprisingly low price) represents a portion of the work from The Euglenoid Project at Michigan State University, which is supported financially by a grant from The National Science Foundation's Partnerships for Enhancing Expertise in Taxonomy (PEET).
Additionally, many of these species have two names because the cyst and motile stages were described and named independent of one another by palynologists and phycologists, respectively (Ellegaard et al.
Transeau, both prominent phycologists during the 1930s.
Established in 1985 by a group of phycologists (scientists who study algae), Martek was the result of a spin off from Martin Marietta--the aerospace company given the original government grant to research algae.