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International Journal of Biodiversity
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 824543, 15 pages
Research Article

Temporal Succession of Phytoplankton Assemblages in a Tidal Creek System of the Sundarbans Mangroves: An Integrated Approach

1Integrative Taxonomy and Microbial Ecology Research Group, Department of Biological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (IISER-K), Mohanpur Campus, Nadia, Mohanpur-741252, West Bengal, India
2Ministry of Environment and Forests, Eastern Regional Office, Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswar-751023, Odisha, India
3Sundarbans Programme and Climate Adaptation (Coastal Ecosystems), WWF-India, Jodhpur Park, Kolkata-700068, West Bengal, India

Received 9 April 2013; Accepted 19 May 2013

Academic Editor: Rafael Riosmena-Rodríguez

Copyright © 2013 Dola Bhattacharjee et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

The supplementary files consist of Figure S1A which provides information related to presence/absence of phytoplankton genera encountered across all the three stations during the course of this study; Figure S1B represents a bootstrap consensus tree on NJ approach containing uncultured eukaryotic rbcL sequences generated from this study as well rbcL sequences from cultured and uncultured phytoplankton communities; Figure S2 depicts rarefaction curves for all the three rbcL clone libraries generated in this study; Table S1 Phytoplankton generic “presence-absence” profile for the study period (weekly). “+” indicate presence while “-” indicates absence of the studied phytoplankton genera.

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