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Meroplankton

  1. Claire L. Schleske

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env246

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Schleske, C. L. 2003. Meroplankton. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • Cyanobacterial Akinetes

  • Dinoflagellate Cysts

  • Diatom Resting Cells

  • Formation and Rejuvenation of Resting Propagules

  • Resuspension Dynamics

  • Time Scales of Resuspension and Recruitment

  • Ecological Significance of Meroplankton

  • Lake Management Implications

Keywords:

  • algae;
  • benthic algae;
  • freshwater environments;
  • meroplankton;
  • phytoplankton