Antarctic Marine Protists

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A comprehensive guide to the protists that live in the surface waters and sea-ice south of the Antarctic Polar Front.

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
Systematic Arrangement of Taxa
Diatoms
Dinoflagellates
Silicoflagellates
Haptophytes: Order Prymnesiales
Haptophytes: Order Coccolithophorales
Chrysophytes
Prasinophytes
Chlorophytes
Cryptophytes
Euglenoids
Cyanophytes
Choanoflagellates
Ciliates
Protista Incertae Sedis
Glossary
Bibliography
Index