Collection Details

Antarctic Marine Protists species checklist

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Collection Details

Custodian
Fiona Scott
Collection Acronym
PROTISTS
Description
Protists are microscopic algae and protozoa, formerly thought of as single-celled plants and animals. Planktonic protists constitute the base of marine food webs and play a key role in the exchange of carbon dioxode between the atmosphere and the ocean. This list is of protists that live in the surface waters and sea-ice south of the Antarctic Polar Front.
Domain
Marine
Taxa Groups
Diatoms, Protists,
Collection Status
Data collection complete
Acknowledgements
Species checklist derived from the book Antarctic Marine Prostists (2005) edited by Fiona J. Scott and Harvey J. Marchant. (ISBN 0 642 56835 9)
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Resource Code: - protists_checklist
Resource Name: - Antarctic Marine Protists species checklist
Keywords: - prostists, southern ocean
Basis of Record: - Derived (from literature)

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Data Details

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Spatial Coverage
Unknown Latitude coverage
Unknown Longitude coverage
Date Range of Collection
5-Jun-2006
Metadata
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