Phytoplankton size-distribution and community structure in relation to mucilage occurrence in the northern Adriatic Sea.

@article{Totti2005PhytoplanktonSA,
  title={Phytoplankton size-distribution and community structure in relation to mucilage occurrence in the northern Adriatic Sea.},
  author={C. Totti and M. Cangini and C. Ferrari and R. Kraus and M. Pompei and A. Pugnetti and T. Romagnoli and S. Vanucci and G. Socal},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2005},
  volume={353 1-3},
  pages={
          204-17
        }
}
The spatial and temporal variations of pico-, nano- and microphytoplankton abundance and composition were investigated over a 37 month period, focusing on the ecological role of different size classes of phytoplankton, and on the changes of the community structure that might occur during periods when large mucilage macroaggregates appear. Samples were collected monthly from June 1999 to July 2002 at 11 stations, along three transects covering the northern Adriatic basin. Highest abundances were… Expand
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