Data about Cryptophyta

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Ecology

Data about Cryptophyta
Habitat
Additional detail marine habitat
  • Marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IRMNG  
Habitat
Additional detail alkaline flat
  • Alkaline flat
    A dry lakebead consisting of fine-grained sediments infused with alkali salts. Generally the shore or bed of an endorheic lake.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000196
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail channel
  • Channel
    The physical confine of a river, slough or ocean strait consisting of a bed and banks.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000395
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail chemocline
  • Chemocline
    A layer within a water body where the chemical composition changes rapidly with depth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002270
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail epilimnion
  • Epilimnion
    The top-most layer in a thermally stratified lake, occurring above the deeper hypolimnion. It is warmer and typically has a higher pH and dissolved oxygen concentration than the hypolimnion.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002131
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail fresh water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail freshwater lake
  • Freshwater lake
    A lake of whose water contains low concentrations of salts.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000021
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail saline lake
  • Saline lake
    A lake whose water contains a considerable concentration of dissolved salts.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000019
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail spring
  • Spring
    A point where groundwater or steam flows out of the ground, and is thus where the aquifer surface meets the ground surface or where there is a fissure.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000027
Environments - EOL project  

Conservation

Data about Cryptophyta
Extinction status
Additional detail extant IRMNG  

Notes

Data about Cryptophyta
Percent species currently described
Additional detail 36 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Described (accepted)
Additional detail 86 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Total unknown species (expert opinion)
Additional detail 150 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Undiscovered morphospecies (not yet collected)
Additional detail 150 Appeltans et al, 2012  

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