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Algal community structure

Posted By on Apr 12, 2008

Compared to the higher plants, algae may appear simple. But their community structure represents just as much a challenge for marine biologists as our terrestrial counterparts! Algal communities are very complex as they are exposed to a variety of regularly changing cycles, the most predominant being the cycle of the tides and the penetrate of light. The different forms of algae (as described in seaweed shapes) manifest into several...

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