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Dinoflagellate

A dinoflagellate is a flagellate algae characterized by their two flagella of unequal length. One of the flagella is lying... Read More

Phytoplankton

Definition noun Photosynthetic (plant-like) constituent of plankton, mainly comprised of unicellular... Read More

Test

Definition noun, plural: tests (1) An examination or evaluation. (2) (zoology) The external, protective shell, covering or... Read More

Flagellate

Definition noun, plural: flagellates A cell or an organism that has flagella adjective (1) Of, pertaining to, characterized... Read More

Plankton

plankton (Science: marine biology) small (often microscopic) plants and animals floating, drifting or weakly swimming in... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Bioluminescence

Definition noun The production and emission of light by an organism; the capability of an organism to produce and emit light... Read More

Chlorophyll c

Definition noun A form of chlorophyll that occurs only in algae, specifically the diatoms, dinoflagellates and brown algae.... Read More

Brown algae

Brown algae are algal species characterized by being multicellular and having brown or greenish brown color. The color is... Read More

Coral

Definition noun, plural: corals (marine biology) An invertebrate species characterized by having a clear polyp body with a... Read More

Hard coral

Definition noun, plural: hard corals Any of the coral species that build coral reefs by their deposition of calcium... Read More

Microalgae

Microalgae are microscopic algae. They are single-celled algae that may exist independently or in colonies. They are... Read More