Grazers and phytoplankton growth in the oceans: an experimental and evolutionary perspective.
作者: Simona RattiAndrew H KnollMario Giordano
刊名: PLoS ONE, 2018, Vol.8 (10)
来源数据库: Directory of Open Access Journals
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0077349
原始语种摘要: The taxonomic composition of phytoplankton responsible for primary production on continental shelves has changed episodically through Earth history. Geological correlations suggest that major changes in phytoplankton composition correspond in time to changes in grazing and seawater chemistry. Testing hypotheses that arise from these correlations requires experimentation, and so we carried out a series of experiments in which selected phytoplankton species were grown in treatments that differed with respect to the presence or absence of grazers as well as seawater chemistry. Both protistan (Euplotes sp.) and microarthropod (Acartia tonsa) grazers changed the growth dynamics and biochemical composition of the green alga Tetraselmis suecica, the diatom Thalassiosira weissflogii, and the...
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关键词翻译
关键词翻译
  • phytoplankton 浮游植物
  • growth 生长
  • diatom 硅藻
  • Synechococcus synechococcus属
  • cyanobacteria 蓝藻细菌
  • encystment 包囊形成
  • algae 藻类
  • effective 有效的
  • grazing 放牧
  • eukaryotic 真核的