The role of nutrients in decomposition of a thecate dinoflagellate

The role of nutrients in decomposition of a thecate dinoflagellate Tamar Zohary, Hans Güde, Utsa Pollingher, Bina Kaplan, Riki Pinkas, Ora Hadas Limnology and Oceanography, Volume 45, Issue 1, January 2000, Pages 123–130 DOI: 10.4319/lo.2000.45.1.0123 PDF Available. Because of the low N and P content of thecae (C:N:P atomic ratios >3000:19: 1) relative to protoplasts (276 :51:1), the microbial... Continue Reading →

Aquarium History

Let the word AQUARIUM then be the one selected to indicate these interesting collections of aquatic animals and plants, distinguishing it as a Freshwater Aquarium, if contents be fluviatile, or a Marine Aquarium, if it be such as I have made the subject of the present volume. – The Aquarium, Philip Henry Gosse, 1856. The start... Continue Reading →

Excretion of dissolved organic carbon by phytoplankton of different sizes and subsequent bacterial uptake

Malinsky-Rushansky NZ, Legrand C Excretion of dissolved organic carbon by phytoplankton of different sizes and subsequent bacterial uptake MEPS 132:249-255 | Full text in pdf format doi:10.3354/meps132249 One of the more-hidden angles of our reef world. EOC [excreted organic carbon -Ed) may be important as a source of primary growth substrates for free-living bacteria (Larsson & Hagstrom... Continue Reading →

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