algal mat

pallete de algas

English-Spanish dictionary of Geography . . 2007.

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  • Algal mat — An algal mat is a layer of usually filamentous algae on marine or fresh water soft bottoms. Algae and cyanobacteria are ubiquitous, often forming within the water column and settling to the bottom. In shallow environments, they are often… …   Wikipedia

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  • algal mat — /ælgəl ˈmæt/ (say alguhl mat) noun a thick sheet of blue green algae found in shallow water in marine environments, and in lakes and rivers …   Australian English dictionary

  • algal mat — noun a) an accumulation of filamentous algae, either freely floating or rolling along the sea bed. b) a mass of diatoms etc. covering soft bottoms …   Wiktionary

  • Algal bloom — Algal blooms can present problems for ecosystems and human society An algal bloom is a rapid increase or accumulation in the population of algae (typically microscopic) in an aquatic system. Algal blooms may occur in freshwater as well as marine… …   Wikipedia

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  • Microbial mat — A microbial mat is a multi layered sheet of micro organisms, mainly bacteria and archaea. Microbial mats grow at interfaces between different types of material, mostly on submerged or moist surfaces but a few survive in deserts.[1] They colonize… …   Wikipedia

  • Algaculture — is a form of aquaculture involving the farming of species of algae. The majority of algae that are intentionally cultivated fall into the category of microalgae (also referred to as phytoplankton, microphytes, or planktonic algae). Macroalgae,… …   Wikipedia

  • Diatom — For a molecule of two atoms, see Diatomic molecule. Diatoms Marine diatoms Scientific classification Domain …   Wikipedia

  • Plankton — For other uses, see Plankton (disambiguation). Photomontage of planktonic organisms Plankton (singular plankter) are any drifting organisms (plants …   Wikipedia

  • Dinoflagellate — Dinoflagellates Temporal range: 440–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

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