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Microhistological characteristics of selected aquatic plants of Florida

Lawrence A. Hurst

Microhistological characteristics of selected aquatic plants of Florida

with techniques for the study of manatee food habits

by Lawrence A. Hurst

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Research and Development in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aquatic plants -- Florida -- Cytology.,
  • Aquatic plants -- Florida -- Identification.,
  • Trichechus manatus -- Florida -- Food.,
  • Manatees -- Florida -- Food.,
  • Aquatic plants as feed.,
  • Aquatic ecology -- Florida.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lawrence A. Hurst and Cathy A. Beck.
    SeriesBiological report -- 88(18), Biological report (Washington, D.C.) -- 88-18.
    ContributionsBeck, Cathy A., U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Research and Development., Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit., National Ecology Research Center (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 145 p. :
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15196768M

    How to Identify Common Aquatic Plants The layout of this chart enables the identification of aquatic plants and invasive aquatic weeds. The plants are divided into three categories: free floating, submersed and emergent, based on their growth form and features. Each aquatic plant and aquatic weed identification contains a specific photographic. 7. Physical and chemical characteristics of ground water in Polk County, Florida 43 8. Trace elements in ground water in Polk County, Florida 49 9. Biological constituents in ground water in Polk County, Florida 55 Volatile organic compounds in ground water in Polk County, Florida 57 Pesticides in ground water in Polk County, Florida 67

    Aquatic plants are plants that have adapted to living in aquatic environments (saltwater or freshwater).They are also referred to as hydrophytes or macrophytes.A macrophyte is an aquatic plant that grows in or near water and is either emergent, submergent, or floating. Invasive aquatic plants include plants (members of the kingdom Plantae) and algae (primitive organisms that contain chlorophyll) that grow partially or entirely submerged in water. This includes plants that are rooted in the sediment with part or all of the plant underwater, as well as plants that float freely without contacting the sediment (Anderson ; Smith ).

    Freshwater Aquatic Plants and Invasive Aquatic Weeds Plants are an important part of healthy, diverse aquatic ecosystems. Aquatic plants have a major role in maintaining the integrity of lakes, ponds, streams, and rivers for fish, wildlife, other organisms, and human enjoyment (Figure 1; Figure 2). Specific roles of aquatic plants include.   Aquatic plants, also termed as hydrophytes or aquatic macrophytes, live within watery environments. In the ecosystem, aquatic plants serve as food and habitat for animals living in the sea and prevent shorelines, ponds and lakes from eroding by providing soil stability. Characteristics common to aquatic plants: 1. Most aquatic plants do not.


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