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algal mat

Overview page. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Earth Sciences and Geography.

A sheet-like accumulation of cyanobacteria (‘blue-green algae’) that develops in shallow marine subtidal to supratidal environments, as well as in lakes and swamps. The cyanobacteria cover...

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algal mat

Overview page. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Earth Sciences and Geography.

A sheet-like accumulation of cyanobacteria (‘blue-green algae’) that develops in shallow marine subtidal to supratidal environments, as well as in lakes and swamps. The cyanobacteria cover...

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algal mat

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 54 words.

A sheet-like accumulation of blue-green algae (Cyanobacteria) developed in shallow marine subtidal to supratidal environments, as well as

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algal mat

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 52 words.

A sheet-like accumulation of *cyanobacteria (‘blue-green algae’) that develops in shallow marine *subtidal to *supratidal environments, as

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algal mat

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 55 words.

A sheet-like accumulation of *cyanobacteria (‘blue-green algae’) that develops in shallow marine *subtidal to *supratidal environments, as well as in lakes and swamps. The cyanobacteria...

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algal mat

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 31 words.

Blue‐green cyanobacteria that develop in shallow marine environments as well as in lakes and swamps. The algae trap sediment and

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algal mat

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 37 words.

An accumulation of *cyanobacteria that develops in shallow marine environments as well as in lakes and swamps. The bacteria

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algal mat

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 37 words.

An accumulation of *cyanobacteria that develops in shallow marine environments as well as in lakes and swamps. The bacteria

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algal mat

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 59 words.

A sheet-like accumulation of blue-green algae (*Cyanobacteria) developed in shallow marine *subtidal to *supratidal environments, as well as in lakes and swamps. The algae cover the ...

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grazer

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

A herbivorous, vertebrate animal that feeds on grass and herbs. An aquatic invertebrate that feeds by scraping or rasping material from organic mats (e.g. algal mats) coating the surface of...

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Eukaryotes in Arctic and Antarctic cyanobacterial mats

Anne D. Jungblut, Warwick F. Vincent and Connie Lovejoy.

in FEMS Microbiology Ecology

November 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. 6057 words.

Cyanobacterial mats are commonly found in freshwater ecosystems throughout the polar regions. Most mats are multilayered three-dimensional structures with the filamentous cyanobacteria...

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Pyrosequencing of plastid 23S rRNA genes reveals diverse and dynamic cyanobacterial and algal populations in two eutrophic lakes

Blaire Steven, Sage McCann and Naomi L. Ward.

in FEMS Microbiology Ecology

December 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. 4655 words.

Pyrosequencing of plastid 23S rRNA genes was performed to determine the usefulness of this methodology for describing spatial and temporal patterns of algal diversity in two eutrophic...

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Microbial primary production and phototrophy

David L. Kirchman.

in Processes in Microbial Ecology

July 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 11543 words.

This chapter is focused on the most important process in the biosphere, primary production, the turning of carbon dioxide into organic material by higher plants, algae, and cyanobacteria....

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Species composition and cyanotoxin production in periphyton mats from three lakes of varying trophic status

Susie A. Wood, Jeannie M. Kuhajek, Mary de Winton and Ngaire R. Phillips.

in FEMS Microbiology Ecology

February 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. 7832 words.

In lakes, benthic micro-algae and cyanobacteria (periphyton) can contribute significantly to total primary productivity and provide important food sources for benthic invertebrates. Despite...

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Similarities and differences in the responses of microorganisms to biocides

A. D. Russell.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

November 2003; p ublished online November 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 12210 words.

Unlike antibiotics, biocides are multi-targeted antimicrobial agents. Several of the damaging effects reported to occur in the most widely studied organisms, bacteria, may also take place to...

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Benthic primary production in polar lakes and rivers

Antonio Quesada, Eduardo Fernández-Valiente, Ian Hawes and Clive Howard-Williams.

in Polar Lakes and Rivers

September 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 10387 words.

The benthic component of lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams is often rich in biodiversity as well as biomass. The main communities in the benthic habitat are microbial mats, aquatic mosses,...

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Growth and survival of Escherichia coli and enterococci populations in the macro-alga Cladophora (Chlorophyta)

Muruleedhara N Byappanahalli, Dawn A Shively, Meredith B Nevers, Michael J Sadowsky and Richard L Whitman.

in FEMS Microbiology Ecology

November 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. 5388 words.

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The macro-alga Cladophora glomerata is found in streams and lakes worldwide. High concentrations of Escherichia coli and enterococci have been...

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Diurnal changes in the xanthophyll cycle pigments of freshwater algae correlate with the environmental hydrogen peroxide concentration rather than non-photochemical quenching

Thomas Roach, Ramona Miller, Siegfried Aigner and Ilse Kranner.

in Annals of Botany

September 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6302 words.

Background and Aims In photosynthetic organisms exposure to high light induces the production of reactive oxygen species (ROS), such as hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), which in part...

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Heterogeneity in biofilms

Julian Wimpenny, Werner Manz and Ulrich Szewzyk.

in FEMS Microbiology Reviews

December 2000; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 8039 words.

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Biofilms, accumulations of microorganisms at interfaces, have been described for every aqueous system supporting life. The structure of these...

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Microplankton and its functional activity in zones of shallow hydrotherms in the Western Pacific

Yu.I. Sorokin, P.Yu. Sorokin and O.Yu. Zakuskina.

in Journal of Plankton Research

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 0 words.

Water above the active underwater volcanoes on the slopes of Epi Island, New Hebrides, Raul Island, Kermadek Island and the ‘Calypso’ gas anomaly area, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, being...

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Comparison of algal and fish sources on the oxidative stability of poultry meat and its enrichment with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids

C. Rymer, R. A. Gibbs and D. I. Givens.

in Poultry Science

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. 6009 words.

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Human consumption of long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC n-3 PUFA) is below recommendations, and enriching chicken meat (by incorporating...

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