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Published by Oregon State University Extension Service, Marine Advisory Program in Corvallis, Or .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Phytoplankton.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Herbert Curl.
SeriesSea Grant -- no. 9., Sea grant (Corvallis, Or.) -- 9.
ContributionsOregon State University. Marine Advisory Program., United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Office of Sea Grant.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16100643M

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Phytoplankton of Long Island Sound This project was made possible by a K education grant from the EPA Long Island Sound Study Futures Fund in , administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, to Peg Van Patten. Peg is communications director for Connecticut Sea Grant at the University of Connecticut (UConn). FUN FACTS. ABOUT PHYTOPLANKTON • Phytoplankton are single-celled marine plants that drift in the ocean. • Phytoplankton are eaten by • Typeszooplank-ton (small marine (haveanimals), filter-feeding shellfish and latesfish. • Phytoplankton need sunlight, • Somea key ingre-dient to . Plankton form the base of the marine food web and respond rapidly to environmental changes. Local and large-scale changes in phytoplankton biomass and zooplankton abundance (beyond natural variation) were observed over the period –, providing a possible early warning of a wider change in the marine environment. Although the phytoplankton of the Red Sea has been studied since , our information is still inadequate and information is scattered; the last review of the plankton was done by Halim ().