Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 4 Algae species of the mature biofilms (22nd day)

From: A multi-disciplinarily designed mesocosm to address the complex flow-sediment-ecology tripartite relationship on the microscale

  Flume no.
1 2 3 4 5
Cyclotella menighiana - 3.8 - 3.0 -
Fragilaria construens f. venter - - 3.0 - -
Myamaea atomus var. permitis - - 3.6 - -
Navicula capitatoradiata - 3.5 - - -
Navicula reichardtiana - 2.0 2.1 - -
Nitzschia abbreviata - 2.6 - - -
Nitzschia acicularis 2.1 - - - -
Nitzschia fonticola 11.2 21.9 8.9 4.5 6.1
Nitzschia fonticola - romana form 2.9 10.5 5.6 - 3.4
Nitzschia palea var. debilis 6.6 - - - -
Nitzschia palea var. palea 4.1 2.0 - 2.7 -
Nitzschia paleacea 48.5 37.0 61.4 54.5 69.2
Stephanodiscus sp. 3.7 - - - -
Surirella brebissonii var. kuetzingii 2.9 3.5 3.0 26.9 9.8
Others 17.8 13.1 12.5 8.4 11.6
  1. Proportional abundances of algal species [%]; species with a relative abundance of less than 2.0% were added up and summarized as ‘others’.