Book ID: 98957
Coastal Phytoplankton: photo guide for Northern European seas. 2010. (Handbooks on Marine Flora and Fauna). Many col. figs. 204 p. Paper bd.
Coastal phytoplankton boasts an incredible diversity of life forms. It is not difficult to find 40 or 50 different species in just a few drops of water. In this Photo Guide for Northern European Seas the authors describe the major phytoplankton groups, diatoms and dinoflagellates, with additional information on ciliates and smaller flagellates.In total, taxonomic, ecological and biogeographic information on more than 130 taxa is provided. As the majority of students and professional plankton analysts will mainly work with the light microscope, the species in the book are documented with light micrographs, giving the reader a realistic view of species as seen in a water sample. The book is, therefore, not only suited for students and environmental managers, but also for amateur microscopists and laypersons.