Dinophyceae


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Dinophyceae

[‚dī·nō′fīs·ē‚ē]
(botany)
The dinoflagellates, a class of thallophytes in the division Pyrrhophyta.
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Taxonomy of Gambierdiscus including four new species, Gambierdiscus caribaeus, Gambierdiscus carolinianus, Gambierdiscus carpenteri and Gambierdiscus ruetzleri (Gonyaulacales, Dinophyceae).
The authors verified that axenic culture of Bacillariophyceae and Dinophyceae was more difficult to obtain than those of Chlorophyceae and Haptophyceae because of them intricated external morphology.
ostenfeldii (Dinophyceae) identified from Alaskan waters and a review of species-specific Alexandrium molecular assays.
The percent composition of Dinophyceae was 32, 42, 55, 24 41% among the phytoplankton.
Morphological and molecular characterization of Bysmatrum subsalsum (Dinophyceae) from the western Mediterranean Sea reveals the existence of cryptic species.
In total, we found 204 taxa of periphytic algae, distributed in the following classes: Bacillariophyceae (67), Chlorophyceae (55), Cyanobacteria (47), Euglenophyceae (12), Zygnemaphyceae (12), Chlamydophyceae (5), Oedogoniophyceae (5) and Dinophyceae (1).
In the Sfax Solar Saltern, Bacillariophyceae dominated with Dinophyceae in the least salty ponds but they are rarely abundant in hypersaline environments [13].
6 classes of species vis-a-vis, Bacillariophyceae-Diatoms (70.4%), the Chlorophyceae-Chlorophytes (20.4%), Cyanophyceae-Blue-green algae (5.6%), Chrysophyceae (1.9%) Dinophyceae (1.1%) and Euglenophyceae (0.5%) were recorded.
Salinity effect on growth and toxin production of four tropical Alexandrium species (Dinophyceae).