Algal composition and abundance in the neuston surface micro layer from a lake and pond in Virginia ( U . S . A . )

A comparative study was conducted that characterized the algae within the neuston, ca 2 mm below the surface, and the algae in the water column from two freshwater habitats. There were significant differences in total algal abundance and the abundance of diatoms, cyanoprokaryotes, and chlorophytes between the neuston and water column algae of these two… CONTINUE READING