Protists and Fungi Overview

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plankton

community of mostly microscopic organisms that dwell at the surface of water

provide shelter, food for ocean life, release oxygen, contain nutrients and vitamis

importance of algae

diatoms

photosynthetic plankton

dinoflaggelates

luminescent algae, the DNA lacks histones

protists

eukaryotic, mostly single-celled, reproduce asexually or sexually

paramecium

example of ciliate

trichocysts

projectiles on a protist

pelicle

surrounds protistal cell

gullet

tubular passage way on a protist similar to a stomach

giardia

example of zooflagellate

anopheles mosquito

first host of malaria

liver and red blood cells

what does malaria affect in humans?

flagella, pseudopods, snake-like

how do protists move?

ameba

example of a sarcodina

euglena

example of euglenophyta

red tide

what is a bloom of algae called? (not an algal bloom...)

green algae

what are the ancestors of plants?

holdfast

algal structure similar to the roots of a plant

stipes

algal structure similar to the stems of a plant

blades

algal structure similar to the leaves of a plant

very deep

where is red algae located?

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