publication . Article . 1986

Net phytoplankton of the Admiralty Bay (King George Island, South Shetland Islands) in 1983

Ligowski, Ryszard;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 1986
  • Publisher: Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe
  • Country: Poland
Abstract
Paper received 13 July 1985. Phytoplankton sampling from 13 stations situated in Admiralty Bay was carried out in March. April, May, October and November 1983. Wet settling volume of seston, its dry weight, number of cells under 1 m², and qualitative composition of phytoplankton were determined. It was found that amount of phytoplankton was decreasing in April and increasing again in November after the winter season. The share of benthic and periphyton species in the qualitative composition of phytoplankton was quite significant, whereas their quantitative share was rather small. 163 taxa of algae were identified in the net phytoplankton; among these 107 taxa we...
Subjects
free text keywords: Antarctic, King George Island, phytoplankton, distribution of diatoms
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