Coccolithophorida

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Coccolithophorida

[‚käk·ō‚lith·ə′fȯr·ə·də]
(botany)
A group of unicellular, biflagellate, golden-brown algae characterized by a covering of coccoliths.
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Thus, a total of 20 potentially toxic and harmful phytoplankton taxa were identified consisting of one cyanobacterium, one haptophyte, one diatom and 17 dinoflagellates.
Among the most frequent organisms belonging to other groups are the chrysophyte Distephanus [= Dictyocha] speculum and haptophytes of the genus Phaeocystis.
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(haptophyte, CCAP 927/14) and Chaetoceros calcitrans (bacillariophyte, CCAP 1010/11).
The unicellular nanoplanktonic (2-20 [mu]m) haptophyte alga Emiliania huxleyi provides a hint of the variability of the DMSP lyase enzyme within a species.
Phagotrophy by a plastidic haptophyte, Prymnesium patelliferum.
Adults of both species were fed a mixture of the following unicellular algae (with Culture Collection of Marine Phytoplankton numbers): the haptophytes Isochysis lutea (CCMP 463), Isochrysis sp.
At this point we have documented the presence of 35 genera of haptophytes, 55 genera of diatoms and 6 genera of dinoflagellates.
Haptophytes of the Nervion River estuary, northern Spain.