Antarctic Marine Protists

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Antarctic Marine Protists
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This is a comprehensive guide to the protists that live in the surface waters and sea-ice south of the Antarctic Polar Front. More than 550 species are described and superbly illustrated with over 1300 light and electron micrographs and drawings. A bibliography of more than 1100 entries and a thorough glossary will make Antarctic Marine Protists an indispensible resource for marine biologists.

Contents
Introduction, H.J.Marchant & F. J.Scott 1
Systematic Arrangement of Taxa 5
Diatoms, F.J.Scott & D.P.Thomas 13
Dinoflagellates, A.McMinn & F. J.Scott 202
Silicoflagellates, G.M.Hallegraeff 251
Haptophytes: Order Prymnesiales, H.J.Marchant, F.J.Scott & A.T.Davidson 255
Haptophytes: Order Coccolithophorales, C.S.Findlay, J.R.Young & F.J.Scott 276
Chrysophytes, H.J.Marchant & F. J.Scott 295
Prasinophytes, H.J.Marchant 308
Chlorophytes, F.J.Scott 316
Cryptophytes, F.J.Scott & J. van den Hoff 317
Euglenoids, F.J.Scott 319
Cyanophytes, H.J.Marchant 324
Choanoflagellates, H.J.Marchant 326
Ciliates, W.Petz 347
Protista Incertae Sedis, F.J.Scott & H.J.Marchant 449
Glossary 470
Bibliography 489
Copyright Permission 542
Index 549

About this book

Publishers: Australian Biological Resources Study/Australian Antarctic Division
Year: 2005
Editors: F.J.Scott, H.J.Marchan
ISBN-10: 0 642 56835 9
ISBN-13: 978 0 642 56835 9
Size: 250 × 176 mm (B5)
Number of pages: viii + 563 pages
Binding: Hardcover, section stitched
Illustrations: 1 colour plate, approximately 250 black and white plates, 1 colour map