Data about Cryptophyceae

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Ecology

 
habitat
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aquatic habitat
Environments - EOL project  
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channel
  • channel
    The physical confine of a river, slough or ocean strait consisting of a bed and banks.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000395
Environments - EOL project  
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chemocline
  • chemocline
    A layer within a water body where the chemical composition changes rapidly with depth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002270
Environments - EOL project  
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epilimnion
  • epilimnion
    The top-most layer in a thermally stratified lake, occurring above the deeper hypolimnion. It is warmer and typically has a higher pH and dissolved oxygen concentration than the hypolimnion.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002131
Environments - EOL project  
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fresh water
Environments - EOL project  
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freshwater lake
  • freshwater lake
    A lake of whose water contains low concentrations of salts.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000021
Environments - EOL project  
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marine biome
  • marine biome
    An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
Environments - EOL project  
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saline lake
  • saline lake
    A lake whose water contains a considerable concentration of dissolved salts.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000019
Environments - EOL project  
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spring
  • spring
    A point where groundwater or steam flows out of the ground, and is thus where the aquifer surface meets the ground surface or where there is a fissure.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000027
Environments - EOL project  
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undersea feature
Environments - EOL project  
 
habitat includes
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marine habitat
  • marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  

Conservation

 
extinction status
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extant
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  

Notes

 
percent species currently described
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36
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
described (accepted)
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86
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
total unknown species (expert opinion)
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150
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
undiscovered morphospecies (not yet collected)
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150
Appeltans et al, 2012  

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