Journal of Marine Sciences / 2014 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Variability in the Structure of Planktonic Microalgae Assemblages in Water Column Associated with Posidonia oceanica (L.) Bed in Tunisia

Table 4

Species list of microalgae and cyanobacteria identified on water column around P. oceanica bed and in unvegetated station.

GroupsSpeciesStations around Posidonia bedUnvegetated station

DiatomsAchnanthes sp.+
Amphiprora constricta (Ehrenberg)+
Amphora sp.++
Bacillaria sp.+
Biddulphia sp.++
Chamaesiphon sp.+
Chaetoceros sp.++
Climacosphenia moniligera (Ehrenberg)+
Coscinodiscus sp.+
Guinardia sp.+
Grammatophora sp.++
Gyrosigma sp.++
Leptocylindrus sp.+
Licmophora sp. +
Melosira sp.+
Navicula sp.++
Nitzschia fontifuga (Cholnoky)+
Nitzschia sp.++
Pinnularia sp.++
Plagiotropis sp.++
Pleurosigma sp.+
Pseudonitzschia sp.+
Rhizosolenia sp.++
Skeletonema sp.++
Striatella unipunctata (Lyngbye) C. Agardh+
Synedra sp.+
Thalassionema nitzschioides (Grunow) Mereschkowsky+

DinoflagellatesAlexandrium sp.+
Amphidinium carteri (Hulburt)++
Ceratium furca. (Ehrenberg) Claparède and Lachmann,++
Ceratium tripos (Müller)++
Coolia monotis (Meunier)+
Gymnodinium sp.++
Cyst of Karenia selliformis ++
Cyst of Polykrikos ++
Ostreopsis ovata (Schmidt)+
Peridinium sp.++
Polykrikos sp.+
Prorocentrum concavum (Fukuyo)++
Prorocentrum gracile (Schütt)+
Prorocentrum lima (Ehrenberg) Dodge++
Prorocentrum micans Ehrenberg+
Prorocentrum minimum (Pavillard) Schiller++
Prorocentrum rathymum (Loeblich) Shirley and Schmidt ++
Prorocentrum triestinum (Schiller)++
Protoperidinium curtipes (Jorgensen) Balech++
Protoperidinium depressum (Bailey) Balech ++
Protoperidinium divergens (Ehrenberg) Balech +
Protoperidinium mite (Pavillard) Balech ++
Protoperidinium ovum (Schiller) Balech ++
Protoperidinium steinii (Jørgensen) Balech +
Protoperidinium sp.++
Scrippsiella sp.+

CyanobacteriaAnabeana sp.+
Chroccus sp.+
Lyngbya sp.+
Merismopedia sp.++
Mesodinium rubrum  Leegaard+
Oscillatoria sp.++
Pseudanabaena sp.++
Spirulina subsalsa Oersted+