Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.


Kontext: Ecology

periphyton

A mixture of algae, cyanobacteria, microbes and detritus covering submerged surfaces in aquatic ecosystems

Literatur

Miller, Robert Rush. 2005. "Freshwater Fishes of Mexico". University of Chicago Press, Chicago. pp. 1-524 (crc01245)

Synonym: biocover

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