macrophyte


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macrophyte

[′mak·rə‚fīt]
(ecology)
A macroscopic plant, especially one in an aquatic habitat.
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Physiological effects of NaCl on Ceratophyllum demersum L., a submerged rootless aquatic macrophyte. Iran J.
While other macrophyte species may also contribute significantly to the diet, we concentrate on P.
The change in macrophyte abundance and reed width related to the change in the WL was tested by Spearman correlation analysis and a generalized linear model.
We used snorkel surveys to estimate macrophyte percent cover and total cover for the 2012 data used in all regression analyses.
Dr Lakshmy said that Phragmites australis (Common Reed), a large perennial plant species found in wetlands, is the most dominant macrophyte followed by Typha domingensis (Southern Cattail or Cumbungi).
Macrophytes are a distinct feature of an aquatic ecosystem and play important roles in wetland biogeochemistry through their active and passive transport of elements.
From 1 February 2012 to 26 February 2014, fishes and macrophyte surveys were conducted from the beginning to end of the study.
Habitat Connections--Aquatic macrophytes (rooted aquatic vegetation) have a long list of benefits that include stabilizing bottom substrate, filtering water, and providing abundant substrate for aquatic invertebrates that fuel fish growth.
(1) The status of macrophyte communities at Xiangyang site is evaluated by comparing the survey results during 1997-2000 and 2013-2014.
Fish and insect larvae, especially from the littoral and aquatic macrophyte environments, were not counted, but removed from the samples for individual analysis of stable isotopes.