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Ecometabolism of a shallow marine lagoon at Ostend (Belgium): 1. Phytoplankton and phytobenthos dynamics
Podamo, J. (1977). Ecometabolism of a shallow marine lagoon at Ostend (Belgium): 1. Phytoplankton and phytobenthos dynamics, in: IZWO Coll. Rep. 7(1977). IZWO Collected Reprints, 7: pp. chapter 6
In: (1977). IZWO Coll. Rep. 7(1977). IZWO Collected Reprints, 7[s.n.][s.l.], more
In: IZWO Collected Reprints. Instituut voor Zeewetenschappelijk Onderzoek: Bredene. ISSN 0772-1250, more

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  • Podamo, J. (1976). Ecometabolism of a shallow marine lagoon at Ostend (Belgium): 1. Phytoplankton and phytobenthos dynamics, in: Persoone, G. et al. (Ed.) Proceedings of the 10th European Symposium on Marine Biology, Ostend, Belgium, Sept. 17-23, 1975: 2. Population dynamics of marine organisms in relation with nutrient cycling in shallow waters. pp. 485-499, more

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Abstract
    Primary production parameters (numbers and identifications , pigments, photosynthesis, respiration, excretion) have been measured or estimated in a marine lagoon during 4 years. On the seasonal scale, the succession pattern shows a spring bloom in April-May, a depression in May and a summer bloom from June to August. Various nannoplanktonic flagellates are responsible for these fluctuations, which are well paralleled by photosynthetic capacity variations. Primary production was computed using a light-photosynthesis function. Photosynthetic capacities and function parameters have been determined and discussed. On the diel scale, a strong periodicity involving natural mortality was observed and taken into account. Uptake and regeneration rates of inorganic N as well as liberation and consumption of dissolved O2 matched this periodicity well. Turn-over times are very short and according recycling is intense.

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