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Introduced marine macroalgae and habitat modifiers

Cecilia D. Nyberg

Introduced marine macroalgae and habitat modifiers

their ecological role and significant attributes

by Cecilia D. Nyberg

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Published by Department of Marine Ecology, Göteborg University in Göteborg .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementCecilia D. Nyberg
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK566 .N93 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24572521M
ISBN 109189677331
LC Control Number2007440774

  Most macroalgae and other aquatic organisms feature life cycles without a stage of dormancy and elevated stress resistance that is comparable to plant seeds. During anthropogenic transportation, they are therefore probably more exposed to stress than plant invaders, which could result in a more rigorous selection of stress-resistant phenotypes. Cited by: 8. This series will focus on algal marine plants and attempt to highlight their more desirable and beautiful attributes. We will also cover the husbandry and identification for commonly encountered macroalgae, and review some of the interesting habitats macroalgae inhabit in the wild.

Invasive species can have significant impacts on the diversity and productivity of recipient ecological communities. The kelp Undaria pinnatifida (Harvey) Suringar is one of the world’s most successful invasive species but, although its purported impacts are strong, there is little empirical evidence that it displaces native species. Furthermore, as this species naturalises in local Cited by: Start studying Marine Biology Ch. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. terrestrial and marine habitats and is the least complex of the macroalgae. green algae. The type of macroalgae that is almost entirely marine and lives mostly in temperate and polar waters.

  The significance of seaweed. “Marine macroalgae have largely been excluded from the discussion of marine carbon sinks,” said Duarte. He explained that this is due to neglecting the accumulation of macroalgae in deep-sea sediments. This highlights the significance of seaweed when compared to a habitat often used as a carbon sink. macroalgae, marine plants, caulerpa, refugium substrate, marine macroalgae for sale Species of Valonia occur worldwide in tropical waters on reefs as well as shallow water habitats. All species of Valonia feature variable sized, fluid and air filled balls or spheres, in shades of light to dark green. It most commonly is introduced to.


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Introduced marine macroalgae and habitat modifiers by Cecilia D. Nyberg Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nyberg, CD () Introduced marine macroalgae and habitat modifiers – their ecological role and significant attributes. Doctoral Thesis. ISBN: Invasive, non-indigenous species (NIS) have become an increasing problem worldwide, with impacts on the diversity and ecosystem functioning of native communities.

Marine invasive. Nyberg, CD () Introduced marine macroalgae and habitat modifiers – their ecological role and significant attributes. Doctoral Thesis. ISBN: Invasive, non-indigenous species (NIS) have become an increasing problem worldwide, with impacts on the diversity and ecosystem functioning of native communities.

Department of Marine Ecology: Parts of work: I. Wallentinus I & Nyberg CD () Introduced marine organisms as habitat modifiers. Marine Pollution Bulletin VIEW ARTICLE II. Nyberg CD & Wallentinus I () Can species traits be used to predict marine macroalgal introductions.

Biological Invasions 7: VIEW ARTICLE III. Download Citation | Introduced marine organisms as habitat modifiers | Introductions of non-indigenous species (NIS) are mostly discussed through their impact on biodiversity. Also ascidians can act as habitat modifiers.

Species of the colonial genus Didemnum have created nuisance, especially in US and New Zealand waters, on fishing grounds as well at aquaculture sites, and have also been found in Canadian and European by: About this book The Handbook of Macroalgae: Biotechnology and Applied Phycology describes the biological, biotechnological and the industrial applications of seaweeds.

Vast research into the cultivation of seaweeds is currently being undertaken but there is a lack of methodological strategies in place to develop novel drugs from these sources. Introductions of non-indigenous species (NIS) are mostly discussed through their impact on biodiversity. Introduced marine macroalgae and habitat modifiers book, NIS can also act as ecosystem engineers, influencing the habitat itself, positively or negatively, directly or indirectly, which should be included when making risk assessments.

Special concern should be given to changes in ecological services provided by Cited by: All macro algae are photosynthetic and thus rely on the sun's energy for food. Marine plants serve as the base of our ocean's food chain, providing food, oxygen and habitat for thousands of marine inhabitants.

Unlike marine plants (sea grass), macro algae lack conductive tissue, true roots, stems and flowers. The Handbook of Macroalgae: Biotechnology and Applied Phycology describes the biological, biotechnological and the industrial applications of seaweeds. Vast research into the cultivation of seaweeds is currently being undertaken but there is a lack of methodological strategies in place to develop novel drugs from these sources.

This book aims to rectify this. Introduced marine macroalgae are a matter of concern since they may modify both ecosystem structure and function by monopolizing space, developing into ecosystem engineers and changing food webs (Thresher, ).Cited by: Handbook of Marine Macroalgae: Biotechnology and Applied Phycology describes the biological, biotechnological and industrial applications of seaweeds.

Vast research into the cultivation of seaweeds is currently being undertaken but there is a lack of methodological strategies in place to develop novel drugs from these sources.

This book aims to Format: Hardcover. Introduced marine macroalgae and habitat modifiers- their ecological role and significant attribute Year: OAI identifier: oai:hor: and Cecilia D Nyberg and Cecilia D Nyberg.

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The most complete database of the taxonomy and diversity of Australian marine macroalgae (the Australian Marine Algal Name Index) lists species This is a significant number, since it accounts for nearly 32 per cent of the total species recorded for the continent (Table 1).

The algae (the primary producers of the planet) are primitive photosynthetic plants that include the single celled phytoplankton of the multi-celled macroalgae, or seaweeds, that can range in size from microscopic to the massive bull kelps (Durvillaea) and giant kelps (Macrocystis) Macroalgae should not be confused with seagrasses.

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is). Only a few macroalgae, such as can grow in soft sediments and either with long File Size: 1MB. Nyberg C () Introduced marine macroalgae and habitat modifiers - their ecological role and significant attributes. PhD thesis, Göteborg University, Sweden. The term includes some types of Rhodophyta (red), Phaeophyta (brown) and Chlorophyta (green) macroalgae.

Seaweed species such as kelps provide essential nursery habitat for fisheries and other marine species and thus protect food sources; other species, such as planktonic algae, play a vital role in capturing carbon, producing up to 90% of Earth's oxygen. Understanding these Domain: Eukaryota.

Seaweeds represent one of the largest groups of marine aliens in Europe and constitute a large percentage of all introduced marine species. In Brittany, the red macroalga Gracilaria vermiculophylla has invaded the bare areas of brackish waters in saltmarshes.

In the Bay of Brest, the alga forms dense monospecific mats on the mud surface and occupies an Cited by: 9. Coastal marine ecosystems are under increasing pressure from multiple drivers of human-induced environmental change, including resource extraction, habitat modification and destruction, species introductions, ocean acidification, and inputs of pollutants and nutrients [].One of the consequent changes experienced by these ecosystems is an increase in.

This study investigates the spatial and temporal variation of intertidal macroalgae along the eastern coasts of Qeshm Island, Persian Gulf, Iran. Monthly sampling of abundance, biomass, richness and diversity of macroalgae at three intertidal levels was carried out at two different sites during 1 year.

The samples were collected every month using quadrats ( × Author: Maryam Kokabi, Morteza Yousefzadi, Marzieh Razaghi, Mohamad Amin Feghhi.Marine Macro Algae Macro Algae and plants improve the water quality of your marine tank by absorbing nitrates, phosphates, carbon dioxide, and some metals.

It also adds a natural biodiversity to your saltwater aquarium while serving as a food source for many marine species!