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By L.V. Evans and K.D. Hoagland (Eds.)

ISBN-10: 0444427058

ISBN-13: 9780444427052

This ebook includes the court cases of a symposium on freshwater and marine algal biofouling subsidized by way of the Phycological Society of the USA along with the yank Institute of organic Sciences (AIBS). The publication brings jointly for the 1st time, a variety of contributions reflecting present learn during this box. The ebook is basically directed to researchers in any respect degrees within the box of freshwater and marine algal biofouling, and is meant to supply the root for the advance of a better wisdom among the paintings of the 2 teams, to their mutual gain. wisdom of the typical floor and underlying similarities must also be helpful to staff in either fields. every one bankruptcy is self-contained, with its personal checklist of references etc., and several other chapters are largely illustrated with unique fine quality images and micrographs. the quantity can be listed.

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05; n = 3; + 1 SD. Before t he f i r s t s t o r m , 78% of t h e d i a t o m s from unscraped rock samples were p l a n k t o n i c a s compared t o 48% a f t e r t h e storm. S i m i l a r l y , unringed rock communities were 64% planktonic before and 33% a f t e r t h e f i r s t storm. I n c o n t r a s t , 4d sediment t r a p p l a n k t o n p e r c e n t a g e s were n u m e r i c a l l y l o w e r before than a f t e r storms i n the upper growth zone. 05 l e v e l , t h i s was l i k e l y due t o a low number o f samples (n=5).

2). These r e s u l t s a r e c o n s i s t e n t w i t h p r e v i o u s 36 o b s e r v a t i o n s made on communities of a s i m i l a r c o m p o s i t i o n from a e u t r o p h i c r e s e r v o i r (Hoagland, 1983). Presumably when diatom c e l l d e n s i t i e s and t h e v e r t i c a l s t a t u r e of t h e community a r e r e l a t i v e l y great, t h e biofilm i s physicall y more susceptible t o dislodging depending upon the degree of turbulence. The i m p o r t a n c e of disturbance i n t h e marine rocky i n t e r t i d a l zone i s w e l l e s t a b l i s h e d ( L e w i s , 1 9 7 7 ; Sousa, 1984; D e t h i e r , 19841, b u t has n o t been adequately addressed i n f r e s h waters.

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