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Studies on fouling diatoms from the Zuari estuary, Goa (West coast of India)

  title={Studies on fouling diatoms from the Zuari estuary, Goa (West coast of India)},
  author={P. D. Redekar and A. B. Wagh},
Very few studies are available in density of fouling diatoms from Zuari estuary. Hence this work was undertaken. In all 49 species of fouling diatoms belonging to 19 genera were recorded on glass slide as panels at 1 m depth in Zuari estuary. Of these 39 species (14 genera) belonged to Pennales and 10 (5 genera) to Centrales. The dominant genera were Navicula, Nitzschia and Amphora. Pennales were dominant over Centrales in diversity. The minima and maxima of number of cells showed an increasing… 

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