Journal of Ecosystems / 2013 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Preliminary Study on Physico-Chemical Parameters and Phytoplankton of Chiffa River (Blida, Algeria)

Table 3

Phytoplankton species recorded for the first time in Chiffa river.

Name of algal groupsNumbers of species recordedName of species

Chlorophyceae28Actinastrum hantzschii, Binuclearia tectorum, Botryococcus braunii, Chlamydomonas sp., Chlorella sp., Cladophora glomerata,   Closterium lanceolatum, Closterium moniliferum, Closterium parvulum var parvulum, Closterium sp., Cosmarium humile, Dictyosphaerium pulchellum, Elakatothrix genevensis, Elakatothrix viridis, Hydrodictyon reticulatum, Micractinium pusillum, Micrasterias crux, Pandorina sp., Pediastrum boryanum, Rhizoclonium hieroglyphicum, Scenedesmus acuminatus, Scenedesmus granulates, Spirogyra crassa, Stigeoclonium aestivale, Tetraedron gracile, Tetraedron sp., Ulothrix zonata, Zygnema stellinum.

Bacillariophyceae15Asterionella formosa, Diatoma vulgare, Diatoma sp., Gyrosigma acuminatum, Melosira granulate, Melosira italica, Melosira varians, Navicula radiosa, Nitzschia holsatica, Rhoicosphenia abbreviata, Synedra acus, Synedra affinis, Synedra ovata
Synedra sp., Synedra ulna.

Cyanophyceae9Anabaena variabilis, Anacystis sp., Aphanizomenon flos-aquae, Pseudanabaena catenata, Pseudanabaena limnetica, Raphidiopsis mediterranea, Tradorma solitera, Microcystis aeruginosa, Oscillatoria sancta.

Charophyceae1Nitella flexilis.