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Key to Aquatic Bluegreen Algae (Coccogonales)

Key to Family Chroococcaceae

  81a (40) Thallus a curd-like, brick-red growth in stagnant, brackish pools. Round cells very small (< 0.5 micron), irregularly arranged within egg-shaped clusters about 1 micron across; cell clusters encased in a gelatinous matrix with sheaths indistinct
Anacystis cf. marina Drouet & Daly
81b Not as above [82]

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Blue-green Algae